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5 from 6 votes

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip (Healthy Version)

This Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip makes the best appetizer! It's cheesy, bursting with flavor, and is a crowd favorite! This healthy version is oven baked and made with ZERO mayonnaise. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, healthy spinach dip, pastasalad, tortellini, spinachdip, spinach dip

Equipment

  • Frying pan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Small baking dish

Ingredients

  • 2 bags (about 10 ounces total) fresh spinach
  • 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 8 ounce package regular or reduced fat cream cheese; softened
  • 1/2 cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic; minced
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 14 ounce can artichoke hearts; drained and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup mozarella cheese; shredded and divided
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes; optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bring a large pan to medium heat and add olive oil and spinach. Sautee for about 5 minutes until spinach is cooked.
  • Add the cooked spinach to a colander and drain all the excess water. Let the spinach cool for about 5 minutes and then chop.
  • Add cream cheese, Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, 1 cup of mozarella cheese, parmesan cheese, and red pepper flakes (optional) in a medium bowl and stir until combined. Add the chopped spinach and artichoke hearts and mix until all of the ingredients are combined.
  • Transfer the dip mixture to a small baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup mozarella cheese.
  • Bake the dip for 20-25 minutes until hot and bubbly. Serve with your favorite crackers, chips, veggies, or crusty bread. Enjoy!

Notes

  1. This recipe can be made the day or night before. When ready to cook be sure to add 10 additional minutes to the cooking time.
  2. Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 to 5 days. To heat, microwave or place in the oven. This dip is delicious both cold or heated!