Warm Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Photo: James Baigrie; Styling: Lindsey Beatty
We tested this with full-fat and light mayonnaise, and both were excellent. Prep: 10 minutes; Cook: 30 to 35 minutes.

Yield:

Makes 8 to 10 servings

Recipe from


Ingredients

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
2 (14-ounce) cans artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, cooked
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup fresh (soft) crustless breadcrumbs
1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 to 2 tablespoons hot sauce
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons chopped green onions (white and pale green parts only)
Sea salt, to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Belgian endive, crostini, or crackers

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 1-quart ovenproof dish, and set aside. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until soft and translucent.

2. Combine onion, artichoke, and next 9 ingredients in a large bowl, add sea salt and pepper, and stir to combine thoroughly. Transfer to prepared dish, and bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through and bubbling around edges. Serve warm with Belgian endive, crostini, or crackers.

Note:

Sara Foster,

January 2007