Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip

Quick and EASY hot artichoke dip! It only takes 15 minutes to make, and everyone loves it. Make it with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, and mayo.

Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip
Elise Bauer

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 5 minutes or in the oven for 20. Couldn't be easier!

This dip is best served hot, as soon as its made. Leftovers are great spread on sandwiches or tossed with pasta.

Artichoke dip close up with bread
Elise Bauer

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.

Serving Bowl of Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip
Elise Bauer

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Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Yield 4 to 5 cups


  • 2 (14-ounce) cans water-packed artichokes, drained (not oil-packed!)
  • 8 ounces Parmesan cheese, freshly grated (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • To serve:
  • Crackers
  • Toasted slices of baguette
  • Endive leaves


  1. Coarsely chop the drained artichokes.
  2. Mix ingredients in microwave-proof dish:

    In an oven or microwave-proof baking or serving dish, mix together the chopped drained artichokes, the grated Parmesan cheese, and the mayonnaise.

    Pre Cooked Artichoke Dip Ingredients Stirred Together in Bowl
    Elise Bauer
    Raw Artichoke Ingredients In Large White Baking Dish
    Elise Bauer
  3. Microwave or bake:

    Microwave on high heat for 5 minutes or bake in a 350°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes. If microwaving, pause occasionally to stir so that the dip gets evenly heated.

    Fully Cooked Easy Artichoke Dip Recipe in White Baking Dish
    Elise Bauer
  4. Serve:

    Add salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Serve with crackers, endive leaves, or toasted thinly slice bread or baguettes.

Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip
Elise Bauer