On Line Cookbook

Artichoke Spinach Dip

Recipe Information
The most perfect mixture of artichokes, spinach and creaminess possible!


Serves/Makes:1-10 (it's that good!)

  • 2 packages/boxes frozen spinach
  • 2 small jars marinated artichokes
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 medium onion, small dice
  • 1 small can water chestnuts, small dice
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) parmesan cheese
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) mayonnaise
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sour cream
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (475 ml) mozerella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (225 ml) monteray jack cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • toasted almonds, for garnish
  • bread rounds or crackers
  • Prepare the spinach and thaw and drain.
  • Squeeze out the water and make sure spinach is chopped well; set aside.
  • Drain the artichokes, reserve the marinade, and chop well.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat up the reserved marinade in a pan over medium heat.
  • Cook the onion and red pepper in the marinade until soft and fragrant; mix in the package of cream cheese and mix until combined.
  • Set aside to cool off.
  • In a large bowl combine the spinach, artichokes, drained water chestnuts, and onion/pepper/cream cheese mixture; mix well.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, tasting to adjust to your personal liking, and mix everything until well combined.
  • Pour into a well greased baking dish or baking bowl and bake at about 350 F. until everything is cooked and melted.
  • remove from oven and be careful not to be attacked immediately by anyone who smells the aroma!
  • sprinkle with almonds, if you like them indulge yourself into a true fantasy dish.
This is the most full-proof dish; never any leftovers at parties, and you will be the most popular guest ever.