This gluten free appetizer, Creamy Artichoke Dip, is totally delicious but also high in fat, so it is something to be reserved for special occasions such as when asked to make an appetizer for a party with gluten free guests or to be sure you have something gluten free to nosh on if you are on a gluten free diet.
Serve with gluten free crackers or tortilla chips.
1 package (8 ounce) reduced fat NeufchÃ¢tel cream cheese
Preheat oven to 350Â°F. Combine cream cheese, mayo, sour cream, Parmesan and garlic. PurÃ©e in a food processor until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Next add the mozzarella, black pepper and cayenne, pulsing the food processor until is is just combined. Then add artichoke hearts and pulse again just until combined. Transfer mixture to an oven-proof dish and stir in the onion.
Bake in an oven-proof dish (such as a 9-inch square glass baking dish) for 40 to 45 minutes, until bubbly and browned. Serve immediately.
You can prepare this the day ahead and store covered in the refrigerator.Â Bake as instructed above before serving.
Yields roughly 4 cups.Â Each serving is 1/4 cup. Per serving: 160 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 9g protein, 6g total carbohydrate, 30mg cholesterol, 300mg sodium.