Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip


Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip – it doesn’t get easier than that!

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Being Korean, we NEVER used a slow cooker when I was growing up. In all honesty, I didn’t even know what it was until I entered the blogging world 3 years ago! But once I discovered this amazing electric pot, my life changed forever. Well, maybe it’s not that dramatic but the slow cooker is pretty darn amazing.

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

With the help of a slow cooker, you can make almost anything, from this honey sesame chicken to dulce de leche! And now, I’ve discovered that you can also make this incredibly creamy, comforting spinach and artichoke dip so easily. Simply throw everything into the slow cooker, press on, and that’s it! Plus, with the use of the Crock-Pot® Programmable Slow Cooker with iStir™ Stirring System, this baby even stirs itself through self-activation every 30 minutes to ensure thorough mixing and even heating until turned off. I told you – it’s life changing, right?

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Crock-Pot® Programmable Slow Cooker with iStir™ Stirring System Giveaway!

The best part about this is that the kind folks over at Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker are giving away a Crock-Pot® Programmable Slow Cooker with iStir™ Stirring System to one lucky Damn Delicious reader!

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip - Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Features

  • 6-quart capacity
  • Serves 6-8+ people
  • Includes iStir™ Automatic stirring system with two removable stirring paddles: general purpose paddle and stew paddle
  • Also includes removable Classic Lid Handle for stirless cooking
  • Programmable control panel with digital countdown timer allows you to set cooking time anywhere between 30 minutes to 20 hours
  • HIGH/LOW temperature settings
  • Automatically shifts to WARM when cooking is complete
  • Removable oval stoneware
  • Dishwasher-safe stoneware and glass lid
  • Polished, silver stainless steel exterior with black accents and plastic handles

Giveaway ends on Tuesday, February 18, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. Pacific time. The winner will be selected by random.org and contacted by email. If there is no response after 48 hours, another winner will be selected. Open to US residents only.

Slow Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Simply throw everything in the crockpot for the easiest, most effortless spinach and artichoke dip!

Ingredients:

  • 2 (14-ounce) cans artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed

Directions:

  1. Place artichoke hearts, spinach, sour cream, onion, garlic, Parmesan, milk, feta, mayonnaise, vinegar and pepper into a slow cooker. Stir until well combined. Top with cream cheese.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours.
  3. Uncover and stir until cream cheese is well combined. Cover and cook on high heat for an additional 15 minutes.

Adapted from Some the Wiser.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 355.9 Calories from Fat 235.8
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.2g 40%
Saturated Fat 12.3g 62%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 61.3mg 20%
Sodium 738.9mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 19.4g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 14.4g 29%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker. All opinions expressed are my own.