Its a Dip...a Sandwich Spread...and a Soup!

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the drained marinated artichoke hearts and the drained and rinsed white beans in a food processor and pulse til chopped well. Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat and saute garlic for about 1 minute. Then add salt, pepper, cayenne and thyme. Cook, stirring constantly for about another minute.
  • Turn heat to low and add green chilies and liquid smoke. Stir to mix well.
  • Then add white bean mixture, softened cream cheese, cheddar cheese and 1/2 the chives. Stir and cook til cheeses melt and mixture is heated through.
  • Pour into a serving bowl and top with remaining chives. Serve warm with crackers -- or spread on sliced bread for a sandwich -- or thin it out with chicken broth and top with croutons for a soup.
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