Easy Spinach & Artichoke Dip

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Serves 12

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil 15 mL
  • 2 shallots, minced 0
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 0
  • 2 cup chopped organic baby spinach 500 mL
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped 15 mL
  • 14 oz can artichoke hearts, drained and finely chopped
  • 1 tub light cream cheese 250 g
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream 60 mL
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise-style dressing 60 mL
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 60 mL
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 2 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Pre-heat oven to 350°F (180°C).

  • Step 2

    Add the olive oil to a skillet over medium-high heat and cook the shallots until fragrant, approx. 3 minutes. Add garlic and spinach, and cook until spinach is wilted. Remove from heat, add basil and let cool.

  • Step 3

    In a medium bowl combine the cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise; whisk until smooth. Add parmesan and pepper flakes, then the artichokes and spinach mixture.

  • Step 4

    Transfer to a 3 cup (750 mL) oven-proof dish and bake for 20 min. or until dip is bubbling. Remove from oven and enjoy with your favorite crackers, flat bread or veggies.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/12 of the recipe
  • Calories 120
  • Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Carbs 5 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium 270 mg