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Featured Holiday Recipe: Food Service Systems Garden Fresh Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip

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December 05, 2022

The team at CHEF’STORE® thanks Food Service Systems for their sponsorship and for sharing this delicious recipe with us.

Hot spinach and artichoke dip is a classic party appetizer, perfect for a holiday get-together. Comforting and cheesy, this dip is great slathered on fresh-baked crusty bread, fresh vegetables, or hearty crackers. What makes this recipe pack a unique punch is the addition of diced chiles and paprika. If you are looking for a quick appetizer that will have your guests drooling, this is a must-make at your next holiday celebration.

Food Service Systems' frozen spinach makes this easy recipe even more effortless. You don’t have to triple wash or chop your greens, Food Service Systems has already done the work for you. Plus, since they are experts in maintaining fresh flavor with all their frozen products, your dip will taste like the spinach came straight from your garden. 

Bust out your slow cooker, get some ingredients together, and get ready for a tantalizing appetizer that only takes a few minutes to assemble!

Food Service Systems Garden Fresh Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Yield: 12-14 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 3-4 hours


3 cups Food Service Systems Garden Fresh Frozen Spinach

2 cups Gossner shredded swiss cheese

2, 8 oz. bars of Smithfield cream cheese

2½ cups Chopped artichoke hearts 

1½ cups Harvest Value Extra heavy mayonnaise

1 cup Del Pasado diced green chile peppers

1 tbsp. Monarch granulated garlic

1 tbsp. Monarch onion powder

1 tsp. each Monarch salt and pepper

1 tsp. Asian Classics soy sauce

1 cup Messana grated parmesan cheese

1 dash Monarch paprika (optional)

Food Service Systems Garden Fresh Chopped Spinach

Cooking Instructions

  1. Thaw and 'squeeze dry' frozen spinach. Drain artichoke hearts and green chile peppers. 
  2. Fill a 6-quart slow cooker with all ingredients except Swiss and Parmesan cheeses. Stir together and heat on low for 3-4 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, turn the heat to high for 1 hour. At this time, gently fold in Swiss cheese until mixed thoroughly.
  4. Sprinkle over all the grated Parmesan cheese. Top with paprika according to preference.
  5. Dip can be enjoyed from the slow cooker or divided evenly into ramekins.
  6. Serve warm with fresh vegetables, toast squares, or crackers.
Person dipping a slice of pita bread into dip.

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CHEF’STORE is your go-to restaurant supply store for all your holiday cooking needs. You’ll find everything you need for the recipe above and more lining our shelves. Whether you are searching for quality frozen foods, fresh produce, bakery goods, spices, and meat and seafood, we have it all! Plus, we stock premium beverages, kitchen essentials, paper products, and even cleaning supplies. 

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