Archive for the ‘Spinach’ Category

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 30 min
Makes: 2-3/4 cups or 22 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

  • 1 can (14 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained, finely chopped
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
  • 3/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 3/4 cup KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Mix all ingredients; spoon into 9-inch quiche dish or pie plate.
  2. Bake 20 min. or until heated through. Serve with TRISCUIT Reduced Fat Crackers and assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

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Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

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Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 43 min
Makes: 4 servings

  • 1-1/2 cups multigrain penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 pkg. (9 oz.) fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1 jar (14-1/2 oz.) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Cook pasta as directed on package, adding spinach to the boiling water for the last 1 min.
  2. Cook and stir chicken and basil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 3 min. Add spaghetti sauce and tomatoes; bring to boil. Simmer 3 min. or until chicken is done. Stir in Neufchatel cheese.
  3. Drain pasta mixture; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella. Spoon into 2-qt. or 8-inch square baking dish.
  4. Bake 20 min. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 3 min.

**Personal Review: Really easy to make and it tasted wonderful!  Depending on the spaghetti sauce you’re using I would chop up some onions and add it to the mix.**

Hot Spinach Dip


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 30 min
Makes: 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

  • 1 pkg (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp chopped roasted red peppers
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix all ingredients.
  2. Spoon into 9-inch pie plate or quiche dish.
  3. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve with assorted NABISCO Crackers.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Baked Triple-Veggie Dip


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 50 min
Makes: 4-1/2 cups or 36 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

  • 1-1/2 cups KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 1 can (1 lb. 3 oz.) asparagus spears, drained, chopped
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
  • 1 can (8-1/2 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
  • 1 container (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Reserve 1/4 cup Parmesan; set aside.
  2. Mix remaining Parmesan with remaining ingredients; spoon into 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with reserved Parmesan.
  3. Bake 35 min. or until dip is heated through and top is lightly browned. Serve with WHEAT THINS Crackers or assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Stuffed Shells with Vegetable Bolognese Sauce


Recipe & picture courtesy of Ragu

Preparation time: 30 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Servings: 8

  • 1 container (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 8 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 medium red or orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 10 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Meat Pasta Sauce
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach leaves
  • 1 box jumbo shells pasta (about 24 shells), cooked and drained
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In medium bowl, combine ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella and parmesan cheese; set aside.
  2. In 4-quart saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat and cook onion, zucchini, carrot and red pepper, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in Meat Sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in spinach. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, evenly stuff shells with cheese mixture. In 13 x 9-inch baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray, arrange shells. Pour sauce mixture over shells. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.
  4. Bake covered 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Cheesy Spinach and Bacon Dip


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 15 min
Makes: 4 cups or 32 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
  • 1 lb. (16 oz.) VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1 can (10 oz.) RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 8 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crisply cooked, drained and crumbled
  1. Combine all ingredients in microwaveable bowl.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 5 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 3 min. Serve with tortilla chips and cut-up vegetables.

  **Personal Review: No Review Yet**