Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

I am completely addicted to hot dips….specifically, spinach artichoke dip.  I wonder if there is a support group for this addiction? And, if there is, do you think they avoid dip on the snack table?

  Who could resist a dip that looks this perfectly golden?  This dip is so creamy, cheesy and has the perfect cream-to-spinach ratio, not to mention it’s super flavorful.  This is one of those appetizers that lures you in with their addictive deliciousness…even though you know once that you take that first bite and it passes your lips it will permanently remain on your hips……forever.

But forget I just said that and go whip this up and happily take the whole bowl, a book, and some crispy chips or crackers, spread it on a baquette or ciabatta, and leave the world and all its cares behind!  After all, there are both spinach and artichokes in this so it’s totally a healthy snack, right? :)  This will surely win over your friends or family if you make this for any party or get-together.  It is incredibly easy and can also be prepared ahead of time and just thrown in the oven to bake whenever you are ready to devour it!

Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 (10 ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed, drained and coarsely chopped
1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, grated
1/2 teaspoon chili sauce (optional, but gives it more flavor)
1/4 cup grated parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated
1/4 cup mozzarella, shredded

DIRECTIONS:

Mix everything and pour it into a baking dish.

Bake in a preheated 350F oven until the sides are bubbling and the cheese cheese has melted and turned golden brown on top, about 20-30 minutes.

Recipe source: closetcooking.com

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Author:Ashley

These are a few of my favorite things: cooking, baking, Broadway musicals, cruises, Disney World, Christmas, storms, 80's and country music, and my favorite pastime has always been baseball. Go Yankees!

21 Responses to “Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip”

  1. May 23, 2012 at 9:48 PM #

    If there is rehab for an addiction to this, I think I would choose to have the problem rather than the cure. This looks delicious!

    • May 24, 2012 at 5:33 PM #

      I agree! Thanks for commenting!

  2. May 24, 2012 at 3:51 PM #

    Yum!

  3. May 24, 2012 at 6:10 PM #

    I have been searching for a recipe like this for a cookout next week. Done and done!

    • May 24, 2012 at 9:19 PM #

      I’m glad you found what you were looking for! :)

  4. May 24, 2012 at 11:22 PM #

    Yum! Definitely our favorite dip. We try to only indulge when we’re on vacation and then we order a large bowl and inhale it! :)

    • May 25, 2012 at 1:18 PM #

      Yeah, it’s definitely a “special treat” to have once in a while!

  5. May 31, 2012 at 8:40 AM #

    I am a warm dipoholic as well! There is something about the warm creaminess mixed with the crunch that feeds my senses! I cannot wait to try your dip! R

    • May 31, 2012 at 3:12 PM #

      I totally agree! Thanks for commenting :)

  6. June 5, 2012 at 10:04 AM #

    This artichoke dip looks fingerlicking!

    • June 5, 2012 at 10:53 AM #

      It sure is! Thanks for commenting :)

  7. June 11, 2012 at 6:22 PM #

    I love spinach artichoke dips! Can’t wait to try, my mouth is watering now!

    • June 12, 2012 at 1:06 PM #

      Thanks for the comment! I love this dip too :)

  8. June 12, 2012 at 3:25 PM #

    I have that problem too!! I cannot resist a good warm dip. It is terrible haha. This looks awesome!

    • June 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM #

      haha! Thanks so much!

  9. September 23, 2012 at 10:14 PM #

    I’m always looking for new appetizers to serve at our football tailgates…this one looks great! :)

    • September 23, 2012 at 11:39 PM #

      I’ve tried a lot of spinach artichoke recipes before and this one if my fave so far!

  10. Cheyenne
    January 9, 2014 at 4:25 PM #

    I’m going to make this with baked pita strips for dipping :)

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