Spinach Artichoke Cheese Football

If you love Spinach Artichoke Dip, you'll love this make ahead spread version! Shape like a football for a game day party or make round for an easy appetizer anytime.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 4 cups tightly packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • ½ cup roasted red pepper s, divided
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can (15 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Microwave spinach and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 1-1/2 min. or just until spinach is wilted; cool.


Drain spinach well, then squeeze to remove any remaining moisture. Chop coarsely.


Cut 1 (5x1/4-inch) strip and 3 (1-1/2x1/4-inch) strips from roasted peppers; set aside.


Chop remaining peppers; place in medium bowl.  Add cheeses, artichokes, garlic powder and spinach; mix well. Shape into 9x4-inch oval on plate; top with pepper strips to resemble football as shown in photo.


Refrigerate 30 min.


Serve with WHEAT THINS.