Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This decadent Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe is loaded with three cheeses and baked to bubbly perfection. It always leaves my guests begging for more after scraping the bowl clean.


This decadent Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe is loaded with three cheeses and baked to bubbly perfection. It always leaves my guests begging for more after scraping the bowl clean.

This decadent Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe is loaded with three cheeses and baked to bubbly perfection. It always leaves my guests begging for more after scraping the bowl clean.



This decadent Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe is loaded with three cheeses and baked to bubbly perfection. It always leaves my guests begging for more after scraping the bowl clean.

Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

This decadent Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe is loaded with three cheeses and baked to bubbly perfection. It always leaves my guests begging for more after scraping the bowl clean.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons – Butter/ Oil
  • 4 cloves – garlic, grated
  • 1 cup – Onion, chopped
  • One 6oz bag – Fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 14 oz – Artichoke hearts in water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon – Pepper
  • Salt, to taste

For cheese sauce

  • 3 Tablespoons – Butter
  • 4 tablespoons – All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups – Milk
  • 4 oz– Cream cheese
  • 1 Cup – Pepper jack cheese, grated
  • 3/4 Cup – Mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1/2 Teaspoon – Pepper
  • Salt, to taste

Topping

  • 1/2 Cup – Mozzarella cheese, grated


Instructions

  1. Take a heavy bottomed skillet and melt the butter.
  2. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add onions and saute them until they become translucent.
  4. Add spinach and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Cook spinach until most of the water from spinach evaporates
  6. Add artichokes and then cook for another 2-3 minutes
  7. Take the skillet of the heat and set it aside
  8. For the cheese sauce, melt butter in a pan.
  9. Add the flour and whisk to form a paste/ roux and cook for a minute. This takes out the raw taste of the flour
  10. Pour milk into the roux whisking it continuously in order to avoid lumps of flour.
  11. Simmer the mixture until the sauce thickens
  12. Add cream cheese, pepper jack and mozzarella and mix well
  13. Season with salt and pepper
  14. Mix in the spinach artichoke mixture and transfer it to a baking dish
  15. Top with grated mozzarella cheese and bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
  16. If you want your cheese to brown on top, turn of the broiler for 2-5 minutes
  17. Serve warm with your favorite chips
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 322Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 65mgSodium 519mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 4gSugar 3gProtein 13g

Nutrition data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix, and should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate.



Recipe and Photo: Life Scoops / CC BY

Baked 3 Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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