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Easy Artichoke Dip

Artichoke Dip 1As I mentioned before, I don’t cook a lot but when I do it is generally something I really LOVE and it has to be easy & fast.  (I’m not a patient woman; I admit it freely!)

I found this recipe in a magazine several years ago and because I love artichoke dip I thought I’d give it a whirl.  And boy am I glad I did because it is easy and fast.  (See, that meets my criteria.)

Easy Artichoke Dip

2 boxes frozen Artichoke Hearts (chopped)

Artichoke Dip 2

1 1/2 cups of  Parmesan cheese (shredded or grated)

3/4 cup mayonaise

1/4 cup sour cream

salt &  pepper

garlic powder (optional)

Mix artichokes, 1 cup of the parmasan cheese, mayo and sour cream together well.  Add seasonings to taste.



Artichoke Dip 3Spread mixture into a baking dish.  Sprinkle the rest of parm cheese over the top.  Bake at 375 degrees for 20 – 30 minutes or until nice and golden brown. 






Artichoke Dip 4It looks like this when it comes out of the oven and smells sooooooo good.  It’s hard to wait for it to cool enough to put into your mouth. 




Artichoke Dip 5Serve it with thinly slice baguettes, crackers, etc.  I can make a meal off it although it really should be a nice appetizer.  But who says appetizers can’t be a main dish?  Is it a rule?

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