Steam-Baked Lightened-Up Artichoke Dip

Carlene Thomas RDN
Carlene Thomas RDN
November 17, 2021
Topped with fresh lemon and herbs, this lower-calorie, lower-fat version of artichoke dip is still packed with flavor. Both creamy and chunky, it’s perfect for spreading onto bread or using as a veggie dip. This dip is a great recipe for your Anova Precision Oven since the steam feature keeps the inside creamy!
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Steam-Baked Lightened-Up Artichoke Dip
5 (1)
1 (16-oz) can
quartered artichoke hearts in water, drained
½ cup
2% Greek yogurt
½ cup
light mayonnaise
4 oz
Neufchâtel cheese
2 cloves
garlic, peeled
8 oz
frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed dry, and chopped
⅔ cup
grated Parmesan cheese, divided
¾ tsp
kosher salt
¼ tsp
freshly ground black pepper
⅛ tsp
ground cayenne
1 small
lemon, halved, for serving
1 Tbsp
drained capers, for serving
Minced fresh chives, for serving
Chopped fresh basil leaves, for serving
Bread, for serving

1. Preheat the Oven

Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 35%
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear

2. Pureé

Add half of the artichoke hearts, the yogurt, mayonnaise, Neufchâtel cheese, and garlic to a food processor and pulse until smooth, scraping down the sides of the food processor, as needed, with a rubber spatula. Transfer to a medium bowl.

3. Finish Dip Mixture

Roughly chop the remaining artichokes and add to the bowl. Add the spinach, half of the Parmesan, and the salt, pepper, and cayenne. Fold to mix well.
Finish Dip Mixture

4. Add to Baking Dish

Transfer to an 8-inch square baking dish and spread in an even layer.
Add to Baking Dish

5. Bake

Transfer to the oven and bake until bubbly, about 25 minutes. Remove from the oven.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 35%
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear
00:25 Timer

6. Adjust the Oven for Browning

Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Top

7. Add Remaining Cheese

Sprinkle the dip with the remaining Parmesan.
Add Remaining Cheese

8. Brown

Return to the oven and bake until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Top
00:05 Timer

9. Top and Serve

Squeeze the lemon over the dip and top with the capers. Garnish with chives and basil. Serve with bread.
Top and Serve
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