Triple Cheese Artichoke Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Jarlsberg cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
  • 10-inch round of rye or sourdough bread

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cheeses, mayonnaise, onion, garlic and artichokes, mix well.
  3. Slice off the top 1-inch of the loaf of bread.
  4. Pull the bread from the inside, leaving a sturdy 3/4 inch shell.
  5. Spoon the cheese mixture into the bread, and put the bread top back on.
  6. Wrap the loaf in foil, place on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake 75 minutes, or until hot and cheese has melted.
  8. Serve with additional cubed bread or crackers.
  9. Serves 6-8.

Plan ahead: Cheese mixture can be made 1-2 days in advance, refrigerated. Bread may be hollowed out and filled several hours before baking.