1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium sized bowl.

  3. Place the dip in a lightly greased small (1 1/2-cup) ovenproof dish.

  4. Sprinkle with panko or bread crumbs, and bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 30 minutes, until bubbly.

  5. Serve the dip warm with pita wedges, tortilla chips, or as a spread for sliced French bread.

  6. Store the leftover dip, covered, in the fridge for up to 5 days.