Easy Mardi Gras Hot Muffuletta Dip
Easy Mardi Gras Hot Muffuletta Dip is a tantalizing muffuletta dip made with tasty green olives, salami, provolone cheese and tangy giardiniera which is pickled carrots, cauliflower, and celery.
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
  • 6oz pitted green olives
  • 1/2cup roasted red pepper
  • 1/2cup giardiniera
  • 8oz cream cheesesoftened
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1cup salamicut into small cubes
  • 4oz provolone cheesecut into small cubes
  • 1Tbsp grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1tsp fresh parsleyfinely minced for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the olives, roasted red pepper, and drained giardiniera, (use only the pickled cauliflower, carrots, celery and hot peppers, discard pickles if there are any) in a food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until everything is finely chopped.
  3. Place this mixture in a bowl along with the softened cream cheese, salami, and provolone cheese and mix well to combine.
  4. Place this mixture in an oven-safe dish which has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray and top with the mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling. Serve with crackers or toasted French bread rounds.
Recipe Notes

* You can make Easy Mardi Gras Hot Muffuletta Dip a day or so ahead. Just cover it unbaked, and refrigerate until you are ready to bake it.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Mardi Gras Hot Muffuletta Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 894mg 37%
Potassium 112mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 1g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 21%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 14%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.