Superfast Appetizers

Whether it's an impromptu get-together with friends or a formal cocktail party, these 20-minute recipes will whet the appetite.

Spinach-Parmesan Dip
Randy Mayor

Spinach-Parmesan Dip

Everybody needs a great creamy dip like this one in their repertoire, but what makes this one special is the inclusion of lots of basil for extra pesto-like flavor on top of the creamy, tangy, cheesy base. The easiest way to serve this dip is cold, but it can work hot as well: Leave half the Parmesan out of the recipe, pour the dip into an oven-safe bowl, top with the reserved Parmesan, and stick under the broiler until warm and browned on top.

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