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Parmesan Artichoke Heart Dipping Oil

A beautiful appetizer for any occasion. Be sure to use high-quality extra virgin olive oil and freshly grated Parmesan.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy appetizer recipe, party recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Linda Spiker


  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more if you like to bring the heat
  • 1 teaspoon flat Italian parsley chopped
  • 2 artichoke hearts packed in water, chopped
  • 1/3 -1/2 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil (how much you add is up to you)
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1 a loaf freshly baked Ciabatta bread warmed in the oven


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Wrap artisan bread in foil and place in oven to warm
  3. Place artichoke hearts between paper towels and press out extra water, chop.
  4. Prepare remaining ingredients.
  5. Place cheese in a small bowl, add artichoke hearts, garlic, parsley, sea salt and red pepper flakes. Toss. Right before serving, drizzle olive oil over cheese mixture till oil covers all ingredients. Stir.

  6. Drizzle a tad more oil so there is a layer of oil on top of cheese mixture.
  7. Spoon onto warm Ciabatta bread and bliss out...