Best Spinach-Artichoke Deep

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (5-oz.) container baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 c. ricotta
  • 1 1/2 oz. Parmesan, grated (about 1/3 c.)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. crush red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. cornmeal
  • 1 lb. store-bought pizza dough, at room temperature
  • 6 oz. Fontina cheese, grated (about 1 1/2 c.)
  • 1 (14-oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn, for serving


Directions

  • Heat oven to 450 degrees F with the rack in the lowest position. Heat oil in a 10″ skillet over medium heat. Add spinach and garlic and cook until wilted and liquid has evaporated, 3 to 4 minutes; transfer to a plate. Cool skillet slightly and wipe clean.
  • Stir together ricotta, Parmesan, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Season with salt and black pepper. Sprinkle skillet with cornmeal. Stretch dough into a 12″ round. Carefully press dough into the bottom and up the sides of the skillet.
  • Top dough with ricotta mixture, spinach, Fontina, and artichokes. Bake until the crust is golden brown, 20 to 24 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Serve sprinkled with basil and cut into wedges.

PER SERVING: protein: 32 g; fat: 32 g; carbohydrate: 67 g; fiber: 5 g; sodium: 1,186 mg; cholesterol: 74 mg; calories: 676.

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