Cold Parmesan Artichoke Dip

Cold Artichoke Dip is the ultimate appetizer recipe! Made with artichoke hearts, parmesan cheese, sour cream, fresh chives, lemon zest, and no mayo … this easy, cheesy, and creamy dip is full of bright flavor. It is best served with tortilla chips, toasted bread, crackers, or veggie sticks! Perfect for a holiday party, game day snack, or any celebration in between.


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup canned artichoke hearts, drained, chopped, & dried
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon zest
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


  1. First add the cream cheese and sour cream to a medium bowl.  Mix until well combined and smooth.
  2. Then add the chopped artichokes, parmesan cheese, fresh chives, lemon zest, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.  Combine evenly.  Add more salt & pepper to taste if needed.
  3. Optional:  Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with toasted bread, crackers, tortilla chips, or even veggie sticks.  Enjoy!

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