Creamy Artichoke, Spinach and Chicken Soup

Creamy Artichoke, Spinach and Chicken Soup

A rich and creamy soup with artichokes, spinach, chicken and pasta inspired by the famous warm artichoke spinach dip that everyone loves. Pureed artichokes make it thick and creamy without using any real cream and in turn permeate every single bite with their rich flavor. To turn it into a more filling main dish I… 

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Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad

Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Salad

Fresh baby spinach and artichoke hearts play starring roles in this salad with radiatore pasta, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese dressed in an Italian dressing made with olive oil, vinegar, fresh lemon and Italian seasonings.

Artichoke Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

Artichoke Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

Classic lasagna gets a modern twist in this delectable artichoke, chicken and spinach lasagna. You’ll find some of the usual suspects like ricotta and mozzarella but a creamy Parmesan sauce takes the place of tomato sauce. It all adds up to layer upon layer of decadence.

Cheesy Baked Artichokes and Spinach

Spinach Artichoke Cream Cheese Casserole

Artichoke hearts, chopped spinach and water chestnuts come together in this mouth-watering side dish with a creamy sauce made of cream cheese and heavy cream plus a generous dusting of parmesan cheese on top. This dreamy casserole combines two of my favorite dips! Spinach artichoke and the spinach dip my Mom used to make with… 

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Crockpot Mediterranean Chicken Ragù with Orecchiette

Mediterranean Chicken Ragu with Orecchiette

Mediterranean chicken ragù with artichokes, capers, roasted red peppers, fennel, garlic, tomatoes and orrechiette pasta. Little ears.  With their hollowed out nooks they capture the slow-cooked melange of vegetables and seasoned chicken so tender it falls apart merely by touch. This sauce was the best way to use up the half-eaten jars of Italian delicacies… 

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Buttery Baked Artichokes with Mozzarella

buttery baked artichokes with mozzarella

Artichokes are sauteed slowly with garlic to develop their flavor then baked in a buttery bath smothered with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. The earthy, pungent artichokes and the creamy, salty cheese couldn’t be better matched. They offer each other a balance that is deliciously addicting!