Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe (in a bread bowl)


8 oz cream cheese , softened
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 cloves garlic
10 oz frozen chopped spinach , defrosted
14 oz marinated artichokes , drained and chopped
1 red bell pepper , finely diced
1/2 cup fresh shredded parmesan
1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese , divided
1 round loaf of sourdough bread
olive oil
garlic salt

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut the top off the sourdough loaf and remove the center leaving a 3/4″ shell.
  3. Cut the top and the insides of loaf into bite sized squares for dipping. Drizzle with olive oil and garlic salt to taste. Bake 5 minutes.
  4. Squeeze as much liquid out of the spinach as you can. Set aside.
  5. Beat cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise with a mixer on medium until fluffy.
  6. With a spoon, stir in garlic, spinach, artichokes, red pepper, parmesan cheese and 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  7. Once combined, microwave for 5 minutes stirring after 3 minutes.
  8. Place cheese mixture into the bread bowl. Top with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella.
  9. Bake uncovered 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and center is hot.

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