Spinach, Artichoke and Beer Dip

We added dark beer to traditional spinach and artichoke dip for a crowd-pleaser that's ready in only 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
jar (6 oz) Progresso™ marinated artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
1
bottle (12 oz) dark beer (1 1/2 cups)
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese
1/2
cup shredded pizza cheese blend (2 oz)
1/4
cup sour cream
1/4
cup mayonnaise
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 In small saucepan, heat spinach, artichokes and 1 cup of the beer to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; drain and discard liquid.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave cream cheese on High 30 to 60 seconds until softened. Stir in spinach and artichokes. Add pizza cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic powder, pepper flakes and remaining 1/2 cup beer; stir until blended.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High about 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Serve bread slices (toasted, if desired) or fresh veggies alongside for dipping.

To make ahead, cover dip tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 8 hours. Serve it chilled, or warm in the microwave, or transfer to a saucepan and heat on the stove.