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Lemony Hot Artichoke Dip

Lemony Hot Artichoke Dip is a party staple brightened up with fresh lemon. Easy and full of flavor, this baked hot party appetizer recipe is always a hit.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Paige


  • Prepare a 10"x 2" x 7" ovenproof dish or glass pie pan by smearing a generous teaspoon of olive oil on the bottom so nothing sticks with baking.
  • 2 Artichoke hearts, drained 14.5 ounce cans, water packed
  • 1 tablespoon Shallot, finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Pepper, freshly ground if possible
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice, freshly squuezed
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise, light or non-dairy
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated Reserve 1/3 cup of cheese for the top.
  • 1 Italian Parsley, chopped fine


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Drain the artichoke hearts in a colander, and use a paper towel to gently squeeze and dry them completely.
    Chop them roughly into bite-size pieces.
  • Put the drained and dried artichokes in a medium-size mixing bowl.
  • Add the minced shallot.
  • Add the red pepper flakes, salt, garlic powder, ground pepper.
  • Add the lemon juice and Mayonnaise or mayo substitute, if using.
  • Add the Parmesan cheese and the chopped parsley.
  • Combine the ingredients completely.
    Spoon the mixture in the baking dish and top with the resered Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes, until heated all the way through.
  • Finish the dish by turning the oven OFF and the broiler ON for 3-6 minutes on the middle rack of your oven to brown the top of the dip.
  • Remove from oven and serve with crackers, bread and cut vegetables.


  • Serve this dip with crackers or warm toasted bread slices, and fresh cut vegetables. 
  • This recipe works fine with a non-dairy mayonnaise. 
  • This recipe was updated in December 2019


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 784mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 1mg