Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Total Time
45 Mins
Makes 8 servings

If you're looking for a warm appetizer to serve at your next gathering, offer guests the popular Hot Spinach-Artichoke Dip. Pepper Jack cheese lends a kick to this classic dip.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together first 6 ingredients and 1 cup pepper Jack cheese. Fold in spinach and artichokes. Spoon into a lightly greased 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pepper Jack cheese.

Step 2

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until center is hot and edges are bubbly. Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve with crackers and assorted vegetables.

Step 3

Hot Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Crab: Increase mayonnaise to 1 cup and Parmesan cheese to 1 1/4 cups. Prepare recipe as directed in Step 1, folding in 1 lb. fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, drained and picked, with spinach and artichokes and spooning into a 2-qt. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until center is hot and edges are bubbly. Makes: 10 to 12 servings. Hands-on time: 15 min., Total time: 55 min.

Ratings & Reviews

pongsmom's Review

April 30, 2012
this was so amazing!!! everyone couldnt stop eating it!! i cant wait to make it again

Lizannd's Review

February 16, 2012
Really liked the dip, but had to omit the pepper jack cheese due to the group I was making it for. I used some sharp cheddar and some Mexican blend(for tacos). Everyone really liked it.

Sharonbowling's Review

January 02, 2012
Very good. Used crab (also Southern Living recipe). Very heavy recipe but great for a crowd.

mikcincy's Review

November 24, 2011