About Olive Garden
Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.6 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and operates more than 2,100 restaurants that generate over $8.5 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 200,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2014, Darden was named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the fourth year in a row. Olive Garden is committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the local community. As part of this commitment, Olive Garden restaurants have donated nearly 30 million pounds of food to local community food banks across the country.
Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip
1 (8 oz.) pkg. Cream Cheese
1 can 14 oz. Artichoke Hearts, drained, chopped
1/2 cup Frozen Spinach chopped
1/4 cup Mayonnaise
1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup Romano Cheese
1 clove Garlic, finely minced
1/2 tsp. dry Basil
1/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese, grated
1/4 tsp. Garlic Salt
Dash Salt and Pepper to taste
Allow cream cheese to come to room temperature.
Cream together mayonnaise, parmesan, romano cheese, garlic, basil, and garlic salt. Mix well.
Add the artichoke hearts and spinach and mix until blended.
Store in a container and refrigerate until you are ready to use.
Spray pie pan with Pam, pour in dip, and top with Mozzarella cheese.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until the top is browned.
Serve with toasted bread.