J Dub’s Spinach Artichoke Dip takes this popular party pleaser up a few notches.

I use several “secret” ingredients that make this dip a repeat on any party planner’s menu.

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Jennifer Williams serving up her hot spinach artichoke dip - J Dub By Design™
Serving up my version of this dip!

I love smoked cheese. During the winter, we cold smoke our cheeses on the grill.

Then, seal the blocks up and use them all year long for charcuterie, dips, etc.

It’s not hard – you can do this on ANY grill and after you do it once…….

You will be addicted to this process.

Here’s a great video tutorial that shows you exactly what to do in case you can’t find smoked provolone in your local grocery.

Back to the dip……..this dip is great any time of the year.


Pool Parties..

All the patriotic holidays….


New Years….

Easter Brunch…..

I could go on and on and on.

Basically, use this recipe for any social gathering you can come up with.

Or just make it for yourself.

I won’t tell….

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J Dub By Design Spinach artichoke dip on a tortilla corn chip

Spinach Artichoke Dip


Here’s my take on spinach artichoke dip.  My secret is a jar of marinated artichoke hearts.  This give the dip a ton more flavor.  Then, add in some of cumin to enhance this dip even more!  Lets not even talk about the ooey gooey provolone cheese mixed with the shaved parmesan to create the perfect combination of yumminess.


  • 10 ounce box frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 12 ounce jar of marinated artichoke hearts, drained (if you can’t find 12 ounce jars, just use two smaller jars)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 T granulated garlic
  • 1/2 t pepper
  • 2 cups provolone cheese, divided (and if you can find smoked provolone, even better)
  • 1/2 cup shaved parmesan


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix together softened cream cheese, mayonnaise, spices, parmesan cheese, and 1 cup provolone together in a bowl.
  3. Add drained spinach and artichoke hearts.
  4. Mix again.
  5. Place the dip in a greased cast iron skillet or oven safe dish.
  6. Bake the dip 20 -25 minutes until hot and bubbly.
  7. Top the dip with the remaining 1 cup of provolone and place back into oven until melted.
  8. Turn the oven to broil to brown the cheese just slightly.
  9. Watch closely to prevent the dip from burning.
  10. Remove the skillet from the oven, top with more smoked provolone, and allow the dip to set up for approximately 5 minutes.
  11. Serve with tortilla chips and frito chips.


  1. Make sure you remove excess water from thawed spinach and drain the oil from the marinated artichoke before making the dip.
  2. Dip can be made the night before and chilled in bowl in refrigerator until ready to bake.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: appetizers
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: spinach, artichoke, dip

Drop me a comment below and tell me what occasion you served my Mexican Spinach Artichoke Dip! I would love to read all about it.

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mexican spinach artichoke dip baked in cast iron skillet - J Dub By Design™
J Dub’s Spinach Artichoke DIp

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