This irresistible party dip combines braised leeks and red and yellow onions with cream cheese, Parmesan, and mayonnaise, baked until bubbling.
This recipe is part of our fresh spring dinner party menu
Servings: Makes 10 to 12 servings (about 5 cups)
Ingredients 1 large leek (white part only), split lengthwise and sliced1 each medium yellow and red onion , coarsely chopped3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese1 1/4 cups grated Parmesan cheese2 large cloves garlic , minced3/4 cup mayonnaise1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes (optional)Crudites or potato chips or bread
Soak leek for 5 minutes, then drain.
Preheat oven to 400°. In a pot, combine leek, onions, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer until soft, about 15 minutes, then drain.
In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, 1 cup Parmesan, garlic, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes (if using). Add onions and leek to bowl; mix well.
Place mixture in an 8-inch ovenproof dish, and top with remaining Parmesan. Bake 30 minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned; serve immediately with crudités, potato chips, or bread.