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Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe Like Houston's

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“Many restaurants make this dip, but the first I ever had was at Houston's and it is always the best. This is the closest recipe to theirs.”

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  1. In a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, sauté garlic and onion in butter until golden, about 3 - 5 minutes.
  2. -Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  3. -Slowly whisk in cream and broth and continue cooking until boiling.
  4. -Once boiling, stir in Romano, lemon juice, hot sauce, and salt; stir until cheese has melted; remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  5. -Stir sour cream into pan, then fold in dry spinach and artichoke hearts.
  6. -Fold the mixture into a microwave-safe serving dish, or into several serving-size dishes.
  7. -Sprinkle cheddar evenly over top(s).
  8. -At this point, the dip can be refrigerated until ready to serve, if desired.
  9. -Microwave dip on 50% power just until cheese has melted.

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