Game Day Provisions 101: Artichoke Popper Dip

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Artichoke Popper Dip

Artichoke Popper Dip is one of those game day football party snacks friends just love. Spicy jalapeños, two types of cheese & fresh lemon make it simply hard to resist. Once the dip has been removed from the oven, sprinkle the top with freshly chopped parsley to add a little gridiron green. Serve with a lovely tailgating menu or accompany with your favorite game day fan fare ranging from Hot Buffalo Fried Chicken to Triple Threat Snack Mix


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makes 8 servings

Run The Option

Use a combination of miniature sweet & jalapeño peppers in different hues such as red, orange, yellow & green to add bold team spirit to this neutral colored dip. 

1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 {14-oz} can quartered artichoke hearts, drained & chopped
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 3/4 cup Italian cheese blend, divided
2 scallions, minced
1/3 cup minced jalapeño or miniature sweet peppers
2 garlic cloves, pressed
Crostini Toasts

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine the first 9 ingredients & 1 1/2 cups Italian cheese blend in a large bowl. Spoon into a lightly greased 1-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup Italian cheese blend. Bake 30 minutes or until hot & bubbly in the center. Serve with Crostini Toasts, crackers or corn chips.

The Extra Point

Use the dip over crostini toasts & top with grilled chicken or steak for another game day menu option.

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How To Mince Jalapeños For Recipe Applications

Jalapeños should be minced small as the heat can be powerful bite for bite but offer wonderful flavor & color as in the case of Championship Caviar. They range in size from 2 to 4-inches long. Choose firm, blemish free peppers from market produce bins. The oils can irritate skin so avoid contact with your eyes once they have been handled. It’s best practices to use a produce bag as a barrier. Place your hand in the bag, choose the peppers, then turn the bag inside out to contain those you plan the purchase. 

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Mincing jalapeños allow for better heat distribution throughout recipe applications. Wearing a pair of disposable gloves is recommended when prepping peppers as the flesh & oils will irritate the skin. Slice the peppers in half. The membrane & the seeds carry a good deal of the heat. Remove them if a milder flavor is desired or add just a smidgen to heighten. Cut ultra thin strips of the pepper lengthwise, then use a chef knife to begin cutting the pieces crosswise. Continue cutting until the pieces are finely minced.

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