Monday, September 29, 2008

Cajun Bacon and Artichoke Dip

Contributed by Aunt Janice

Cajun Bacon and Artichoke Dip

1 lb Cajun bacon, cooked and chopped
1 can (14-oz) artichoke hearts, drained and finely chopped
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Crackers or pita crisps

In a mixing bowl, combine first six ingredients, reserving 1.3 cup bacon for garnish. Stir well; season to taste with salt and pepper. Prepare and serve one of two ways (hot or cold) : Preheat oven to 350 F. Transfer ingredients to a lightly greased 2-quart casserole and bake uncovered 25 minutes, or until lightly browned. Serve with crackers or pita crisps. Makes about 3 cups: 24 servings.