Preparation / Directions:
Drain artichoke hearts, reserving marinade.
Combine 2 teaspoons reserved marinade, cream cheese, and pepper in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Spread into a lightly greased 9-inch pie plate.
Combine 3 tablespoons reserved marinade and tomato sauce; pour over cream cheese mixture. Layer artichoke hearts, green onions, and remaining ingredients over tomato sauce.
Bake at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with crackers or baguette slices.
Makes 12 appetizer servings.
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