This hot spinach artichoke dip is the perfect appetizer for parties, and making an easy appetizer like this one is the way to go!
1 (14 ounce can) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 cup frozen spinach (or a 9 ounce bag fresh spinach, cooked down in a skillet)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese plus 2 tablespoons, divided
3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Add the artichoke hearts, spinach, mayonnaise, cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, pepper, worcestershire sauce, and cayenne if using to a large mixing bowl. Mix together well.
Pour the filling into an oven proof skillet or an 8″ x 8″ baking dish.
Top with the mozzarella cheese and the remaining 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese.
Bake for 25 minutes until the filling is bubbling and the cheese is melted on top.
Place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes if you want to the top browned, or serve as is.
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