Creamy Dreamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip


Indulge in the rich and comforting flavors of our Creamy Dreamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip! This crowd-pleasing appetizer combines tender artichoke hearts, nutritious spinach, and a blend of creamy cheeses. It's a warm, savory dip that's perfect for any gathering, guaranteed to be a hit with your guests.

Creamy Dreamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields 8 servings
  • Serving Size: ¼ cup

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 200 kcal
  • Total Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Sodium: 320mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 6g


  • Frozen spinach, thawed and drained - 1 cup
  • Artichoke hearts, chopped - 1 can (14 ounces)
  • Cream cheese - 8 ounces
  • Sour cream - ½ cup
  • Mayonnaise - ¼ cup
  • Garlic, minced - 2 cloves
  • Grated Parmesan cheese - ½ cup
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded - ½ cup
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise until smooth.
  • Stir in the minced garlic, grated Parmesan, and half of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Fold in the spinach and chopped artichoke hearts. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and top with the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  • Serve warm with crackers, toasted bread, or vegetable sticks.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Squeeze the spinach thoroughly to remove excess moisture.
  • For a lighter version, use low-fat cream cheese and sour cream.
  • Add a dash of hot sauce or red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
  • The dip can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to bake.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use fresh spinach instead of frozen?

Yes, cook fresh spinach until wilted and then drain and chop.

How do I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can this dip be frozen?

It's best enjoyed fresh, as the texture may change after freezing.

Your Creamy Dreamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip is ready to delight! Gather your friends and family, dive into this creamy, cheesy wonder, and watch as it becomes the star of your appetizer spread. It's not just a dip; it's a celebration of flavors that brings everyone together for a deliciously good time!