This warm and wonderful dip would be a great starter to serve at your World Series party – just sayin’.Â Enjoy and… Go Royals!
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- Â¼ cup garlic, chopped
- 1 pound cream cheese
- 2 cups sour cream
- 3 cups artichoke hearts, canned, drained, chopped
- Â¼ cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- Â½ 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.Â Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Â In an electric mixing bowl add cream cheese and mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.Â Add sour cream, artichokes, juice, cheese, mustard, pepper sauce, salt, and pepper.Â Continue to mix on medium speed until mixed thoroughly, scraping sides of bowl often.Â Transfer mixture into a baking dish and cover with aluminum foil. Â Bake for 15 minutes or until top is brown and bubbly. Â Remove from oven, uncover, and transfer dip to a serving bowl.Â Serve warm with crostini or crackers on the side.
Makes about 6 cups.