This warm and wonderful dip would be a great starter to serve at your World Series party – just sayin’. Enjoy and… Go Royals!
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- ¼ cup garlic, chopped
- 1 pound cream cheese
- 2 cups sour cream
- 3 cups artichoke hearts, canned, drained, chopped
- ¼ cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- ½ pound asiago cheese, shredded
- 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
- 3 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat a dry skillet over medium. Add oil and heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In an electric mixing bowl add cream cheese and mix on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add sour cream, artichokes, juice, cheese, mustard, pepper sauce, salt, and pepper. Continue to mix on medium speed until mixed thoroughly, scraping sides of bowl often. Transfer mixture into a baking dish and cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 15 minutes or until top is brown and bubbly. Remove from oven, uncover, and transfer dip to a serving bowl. Serve warm with crostini or crackers on the side.
Makes about 6 cups.