How to Make the Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup chopped canned artichoke hearts

  • 1/2 cup chopped frozen spinach, thawed and drained

  • 8 oz. cream cheese (light or regular)

  • 3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese

  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder

  • 1 pinch ground pepper

How to Make the Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip. If you are looking for a dip that will be the star of your next party, look no further. Spinach and artichoke dip is a classic favorite that can serve as an appetizer or even a side dish for a light lunch or dinner.

Step 1

Boil the artichoke hearts and spinach in 1 cup of water for about 10 minutes. Drain in a colander.

Step 2

Heat the cream cheese in a small bowl for about 1 minute in the microwave.

Step 3

Combine the spinach and artichoke mixture with the warm cream cheese.

Step 4

Add remaining ingredients and stir well.

Step 5

Serve warm with crackers, corn chips or toasted bread for dipping.


Use a mini crock pot to keep your dip steaming throughout the evening.