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How to Make Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Artichokes, spinach, and melted cheese are the perfect appetizer for any get-together. Just make sure you get to enjoy it – this dip will disappear quickly from the party table!

Instructions

  • Step 1: Preheat the oven Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Step 2: Prepare the artichoke and spinach In a small bowl, combine the creamed spinach and the chopped artichoke hearts with a fork. Add the garlic and mix thoroughly.
  • Step 3: Mix in the cheeses Add the cream cheese and Parmesan cheese and mix with the fork. Sprinkle with pepper and mix until combined.
  • TIP: Mayonnaise, blue cheese, plain yogurt, crab meat, and roasted peppers can be used as a variation on the classic recipe.
  • Step 4: Prepare for baking Pour the artichoke, spinach, and cheese mixture into the casserole dish. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese on top.
  • TIP: Use a Mexican cheese blend as a topping for a spicier dip.
  • Step 5: Bake the dip Bake the dip for 15 minutes, or until the mixture begins to bubble and the cheese topping is completely melted.
  • Step 6: Serve immediately Serve the dip while it's still warm with tortilla chips pita chips, or pita or baguette bread. Or, scoop the dip into a bread bowl to enjoy it restaurant-style!
  • FACT: Ancient Greeks and Romans considered artichokes a delicacy and an aphrodisiac.

You Will Need

  • Small mixing bowl
  • 1 1/2 c. Frozen creamed spinach
  • thawed
  • 12 oz. Canned artichoke hearts
  • chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp. Minced garlic
  • 12 oz. Cream cheese
  • 1/4 c. Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. Freshly grated pepper
  • Medium size casserole dish
  • 1/4 c. Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • And tortilla chips
  • pita chips
  • or bread
  • Mayonnaise
  • blue cheese
  • plain yogurt
  • crab meat
  • or roasted peppers
  • And a Mexican cheese blend

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