Touchdown Tailgate Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) package spinach
  • 3/4 cup Hellmann’s® Vegan Carefully Crafted Dressing & Sandwich Spread
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup chives, minced
  • Sliced veggies and whole-grain pita


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and garlic and sauté until light golden. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Add artichoke hearts, spinach, Hellmann’s® Vegan Carefully Crafted Dressing & Sandwich Spread, mozzarella cheese and onion and garlic mixture to a food processor. Process until smooth.
  5. Transfer dip to a ceramic baking dish and bake for 20 minutes or until heated through.
  6. Top with minced chives before serving with sliced veggies and whole grain pita wedges.

Serves 12.

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Mia Syn, MS, RDN, is an on-air nutrition and lifestyle expert in Charleston, South Carolina, and known for her #GoodFoodFriday segments and healthy lifestyle tips. Read Mia’s blog, Nutrition by Mia, and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.