Artichoke Dip with Fresh Herbs

This hot dip gets added creaminess from light mayo, added flavor from thyme and other herbs. Diced tomatoes provide a splash of color.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 40

Ingredients

Dip

1
cup light sour cream
1/2
cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
can (14 oz) artichoke hearts in water, drained, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup diced seeded plum (Roma) tomatoes

Dippers

French bread slices or crackers, as desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix all dip ingredients except tomatoes. Spread in ungreased 9-inch quiche dish, glass pie plate or shallow 1-quart casserole.
  • 2 Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until hot. Top with tomatoes and additional chopped dresh parsley. Serve warm with dippers. Cover and refrigerate any remaining dip.

Expert Tips

Assemble dip the night before; cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, uncover dip and bake as directed in recipe.

To microwave: Mix ingredients, spread in ungreased 1-quart microwavable casserole. Microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) 4 to 6 minutes, stirring once halfway through cook time, until hot.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 Tablespoons Dip)
Calories
30
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.