Bandit's Hot Seafood Artichoke Dip (Very TNT!)
Bandit is a venerable blond cocker spaniel owned by Helene Blackwell of Florence, South Carolina. A true connoisseur of all food, Bandit particularly loves the aroma of this dip. As a result, it was served to a “group of Florentine” ladies who came to celebrate Bandit's fourth birthday in 1982. It remains a hit at parties, testimony to Miss Bandit's discriminating sense of smell. (It's possible that she has given it a taste test, too!)
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- 2 cans artichoke hearts, drained and chopped (14 oz each)
- 2 cups mayonnaise
- 2 cups freshly grated parmesan cheese
- 1 1/2 cup chopped shrimp, or half shrimp and half crab meat
- 1/2 cup dry seasoned bread crumbs
1Preheat oven to 325. Butter a 1 1/2 quart casserole. Combine the artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese and shrimp in a large bowl and mix well. Transfer to the prepared casserole and top with the bread crumbs. Bake until bubbly, about 30 minutes. Serve with assorted crackers.
Makes about 4 cups.
Source: Party Recipes from the Charleston Junior League