Spinach Artichoke Dip

Create your favourite restaurant starter at home. This warm, creamy blend of chopped spinach, artichokes, and Parmesan is a hearty dip for tortilla crisps or bread cubes.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Ingredients

  • 120 g (½ cup) reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 120 g (½ cup) reduced fat sour cream
  • 1 slice lemon, peeled, seeded
  • 285 g (10 ounces) frozen spinach
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 25 g (¼ cup) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 70 g (½ cup) artichoke hearts, drained, diced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C (350˚F).
  2. Place all ingredients, except artichoke hearts, into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 4.
  5. Blend for 15 seconds. Remove the lid and scrape down sides.
  6. Add artichokes and secure lid.
  7. Blend for an additional 5-10 seconds.
  8. Pour into an oven-safe dish and bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
  9. Serve with crackers, pita bread, veggies, or pumpernickel bread.