Lemony Bacon-Artichoke Dip Recipe
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Lemony Bacon-Artichoke Dip Recipe

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Move over, spinach-artichoke dip. Bacon adds an extra layer of smokiness to this fabulous recipe. And you might want to double it-we never any leftovers. Heidi Jobe, Carrollton, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 thick-sliced bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Pita bread wedges, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without pita wedges) equals 141 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 421 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings, reserving 2 teaspoons in pan. Add artichoke hearts and garlic to drippings; cook and stir 1 minute.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, onion salt, salt and pepper until smooth. Beat in lemon juice. Fold in artichoke mixture and half of the bacon.
  3. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining bacon; top with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with pita wedges. Yield: 12 servings (1/4 cup each).
Originally published as Lemony Bacon-Artichoke Dip in Taste of Home September/October 2014, p75

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without pita wedges) equals 141 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 421 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"We enjoyed this for football day!! Delish :) Served with tortilla chips and celery sticks."

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2014

"I didn't have onion salt, so i used celery salt. it is great with carrots and chips.I'll make this again!"

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2014

"Deleted the salt and chose to toast Naan bread rounds was great recipe!!!!"

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