Cheese-Trio Artichoke & Spinach Dip Recipe
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Cheese-Trio Artichoke & Spinach Dip Recipe

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No appetizer spread is complete without one amazing dip, and this is it. Creamy, cheesy and chock-full of veggies, it will quickly become your new go-to appetizer. —Diane Speare, Kissimmee, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • Toasted French bread baguette slices

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without baguette slices): 264 calories, 25g fat (8g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (trace sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein


  1. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, cream cheese, 1 cup Parmesan cheese and 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese. Add the mushroom mixture, artichokes, spinach and red pepper.
  3. Transfer to a 3-qt slow cooker. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until heated through. Serve with baguette slices. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Cheese-Trio Artichoke & Spinach Dip in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p23

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed May. 19, 2015

"I made this for a pot luck dinner among friends and it was hit! Better than found at any restaurant. I now make a large batch and freeze it in smaller portions - Ready to defrost and take to any last minute get together! I serve it with tortilla chips."

Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

"We were having a pizza& wings get together last night & I wanted a different dip to start things off.....this popped up just in time! Lets say the slow cooker was dipped clean..a HUGE hit at our house! better than many artichoke dips!I served w crackers,bread sticks & pita chip assortment...will be my holiday go to dip!"

Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"Made first time for a neighborhood block party and took the rest home and thoroughy enjoyed it for several more days on my own. Will make again for another function."

Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"Best artichoke dip that I have ever had. Made this as is with no changes. My husband likes this better than any that we have had at restaurants. Keeper. Thank you for the recipe."

Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"This is really really good! We used Ritz crakers though."

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