Artichoke Spread

Ingredients:

1 can of artichoke hearts (14 oz)

½ red pepper (approximately 1/2 cup, sliced)

1 clove garlic, well minced

1 teaspoon salt

black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

¼ cup fat-free mayonnaise

1 cup thickly shredded parmesan cheese

Directions:

1. Drain artichoke hearts, dry with paper towel, and chop well.

2. Mix artichoke, red peppers, garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice, mayo and most of the parmesan cheese. Place mixture in baking dish.

3. Top mixture with remaining parmesan cheese and bake in oven for about 15 minutes.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve on top of whole wheat bread or baked or grilled vegetables with green salad.