Have canned artichokes, mayonnaise, and Parm? That's all you need for this quick and easy artichoke dip!
Bake or Microwave
Mix everything together and either bake it in the microwave for about 5 minutes or in the oven for about 20. Couldn't be easier!
This dip is best served hot, as soon as it's made. Leftovers are great spread on sandwiches or tossed with pasta.
What To Serve With Artichoke Dip
Serve this dip with sturdy crackers, bagel chips, or thinly sliced pieces of toasted baguette or other bread. For gluten- and carb-free options, set out some crunchy endive leaves or other raw vegetables.
For a special presentation, serve the dip in a hollowed-out bread bowl!
Ways To Adapt This Recipe
Want to dress up this basic recipe? Since first publishing this recipe in 2004, many of you have made it and shared your favorite mix-ins and seasonings. They all sound so good! Here are a few:
- Minced garlic
- Chopped green chiles or jalapeños
- Sour cream or cream cheese
- Lemon and red pepper flakes
- Dash of Worcestershire sauce
- Shredded crab meat
- Cajun seasoning
- A little brown sugar
- Sliced green onions
- Swap all or some of the parmesan for another hard cheese, like asiago
- Crumbled bacon
- Chopped water chestnuts (for some crunch)
You can also easily transform this into Spinach Artichoke Dip.
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Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip
2 (14-ounce) cans water-packed artichokes, drained
8 ounces Parmesan cheese, freshly grated (about 2 cups)
1 cup mayonnaise
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste, if needed
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
If you're cooking the dip in the oven, preheat and place rack in the center of oven.
(If you're microwaving the dip, skip this step.)
Coarsely chop the artichokes:
Using a chefs knife, coarsely chop the hearts into small pieces.
Mix the ingredients and place in baking dish:
In a large mixing bowl, mix together the artichokes, Parmesan cheese, and mayonnaise. Taste the cold mixture and add salt and pepper to taste, if needed.
Add the mixture to an oven-safe or microwave-safe baking dish.
Bake at 350°F oven for 20 to 30 minutes, until the mixture is bubbly and heated through.
If microwaving, heat on high 5 to 6 minutes, pausing occasionally to stir, until the mixture is bubbly and heated through.
For a lightly browned top, stick the fully cooked dip under the broiler for 3 to 5 minutes. (If you used the microwave, make sure the baking dish is oven safe.)
Serve immediately with crackers, endive leaves, or toasted thinly slice bread or baguettes.
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 6 to 8|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 29g||37%|
|Saturated Fat 8g||38%|
|Total Carbohydrate 16g||6%|
|Dietary Fiber 6g||20%|
|Total Sugars 1g|
|Vitamin C 7mg||37%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|