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Creamy Artichoke Dip Recipe

Creamy Artichoke Dip Recipe

This creamy dip is a favorite of Mary Spencer's and her family in Waukesha, Wisconsin. "My sister, Teresa, got this recipe from a friend and she passed it along," Mary notes. "It's loaded with cheese, artichokes and just the right amount of jalapenos for a crowd-pleasing flavor.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 1 hour or until heated through. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 5 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without tortilla chips) equals 152 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 519 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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