Baking the dip in the actual bread shell makes it a very attractive dish, and it's very easy to clean up. Every time I serve this, people can't believe how healthy and veggie-filled it is. —Ella Homel, Chicago, Illinois
Artichoke Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. Cut a thin slice off the top of bread. Hollow out the bottom half, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. Cut removed bread into 1-in. cubes.
Place cubes on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 6 in. from the heat until golden, 2-3 minutes, stirring once.
Place bread shell on an ungreased baking sheet. Spoon dip into bread shell. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 20-25 minutes. Serve with bread cubes.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe. If any of the dip does not fit in bread shell, bake, uncovered, in a greased small baking dish until heated through.