Monday, February 21, 2011

SIMPLE, WARM ARTICHOKE DIP

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Want an easy but delicious appetizer?  Try this artichoke dip.  Served with slices of toasted French bread, everyone will love it.  You can make it as spicy as you like by upping the hot paprika, or you can even add some diced jalapenos.  This was perfect as is for all of us.

Simple, Warm Artichoke Dip
Source:  Judy’s Kitchen
Rating:  8.5 out of 10
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INGREDIENTS:  1 (14-oz.) can artichokes, drained, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup coarsely grated or chopped Monterey Jack with Jalapeno Pepper Cheese
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
2 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/8 tsp. or more of hot paprika
1 Tbsp. melted butter
About 20 baguette slices
2 Tbsp. olive oil

Heat oven to 350F.  In work bowl of food processor, combine artichokes, cheeses, mayo, juice and seasonings.  Pulse briefly to combine and blend ingredients.  Spoon into small baking dish.  Drizzle with butter.  Bake till bubbly and hot, about 20-25 minutes.  Transfer to hot plate and cover to keep warm.  Raise heat to 425F.   Place baguette slices on a baking sheet.  Drizzle or brush lightly with oil.  Bake about 5 minutes, or till slices are toasty and crisp.

Serve hot dip with baguette slices.  Serves 6-10 as an appetizer
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16 comments:

My Carolina Kitchen said...

I haven't made this in years. Love the addition of the hot pepper jack cheese. Sounds very addictive....
Sam

Biz said...

Hands down one of my favorite dips and I don't even like artichokes - go figure?!

Nina said...

This looks wonderfully delicious and a really easy appetizer. Very nice change from our usual spinach dip!

Nutmeg Nanny said...

I love hot artichoke dip...yum!

From the Kitchen said...

Hi Judy: Thanks so much for stopping by. I'm quite happy to know about your blog. The recipes look delicious and I'll be further exploring and visiting.

Best,
Bonnie

MelindaRD said...

I think this looks great! I love artichoke dip. I don't know why I have never made this before.

From the Kitchen said...

Hi Judy: I'm pretty sure I left a comment. I tried to become a "follower" yesterday but couldn't make it work. So, I'm back to try again.

Best,
Bonnie

Southern Lady said...

Hey Judy! Thanks for visiting my blog. I thought I would pop over to meet you. I am glad that I did. That dip looks yummy! I think I'll have to try it. I'll come back to visit again! Carla

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

I just love the taste of Artichokes both globe and Jerusalem. We have both in the garden so I could try this with fresh Artichokes next year, Sound delicious. Diane

ann said...

This artichoke dip looks so good. Very satisfying dip!

teresa said...

oh wow, how good does that look! SO delicious!

Ana Powell said...

Hi Judy
What an outstanding dish, I have bookmarked your delicious recipe.
Many thanks for your visit.
Wishing you a lovely weekend ♥

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Hi, Judy. Thank you for stopping by and taking time to comment on my blog... led me straight to yours! Looks like there is some really good cooking going on over here. This dip is one of my all time favorites! Wishing you a wonderful day ~ Tanna

roz said...

I would eat this entire batch of artichoke dip....especially since hubby doesn't like artichokes....my gain; his loss! Your recipe sounds wonderful and I'll love to prepare it!

sophiesfoodiefiles said...

What a tasty & well flavoured artichoke dip!! The dip looks wonderful!!

MMMMMM,...!

Stephanie Manley said...

This looks quite delicious, but I am not sure I would like the pepperjack cheese.