1 10-ounce bag spinach leaves
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 can white beans, drained
1 bunch green onions, sliced (white part)
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves or flat-leaf parsley, chopped
pinch cayenne, to taste
juice of one lemon
2 6-ounce jars marinated artichoke hearts, chopped fine (including the liquid)

Place all ingredients except the artichokes in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Put the puree in a serving bowl and stir in the chopped artichoke hearts. Serve it with your favorite vegetable dippers or use it to dress a tossed salad.

Yield: About 3 cups