Copycat Olive Garden Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

"I found this recipe on a (since-forgotten) web-site years ago and have been making it since. It's a copycat of Olive Garden's Spinach and Artichoke dip. I find it extremely similar. Whenever I have to go somewhere that I bring an appetizer, this is always the one that is requested."
photo by Angela K. photo by Angela K.
photo by Angela K.
Ready In:




  • Allow cream cheese to come to room temperature.
  • Cream together mayonnaise, Parmesan, Romano cheese, garlic, basil, and garlic salt. Mix well.
  • Add the artichoke hearts and spinach (be careful to drain this well), and mix until blended.
  • Spray pie pan with Pam, pour in dip, and top with mozarella cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until the top is browned.
  • Best served with thinly sliced toasted bread, such as French or Italian.

Questions & Replies

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  1. rachelfranks76
    How do u cook the bow tie pasta to use as a dipper?
  2. rachelfranks76
    Can u use bow tie pasta and how do u cook it.


  1. Bakabeth
    This is the recipe I use! It has the perfect texture. I've been using this for a couple years, although I too have no idea where I got it from. I use fresh spinach, wilted by microwaving it for a few minutes. I also add more garlic salt, a 1/4 tsp onion powder and some parsley. So yummy!
  2. Aggiezoey
    Easy and yummy! Everytime I've made this to take to parties, they've cleaned the bowl.
  3. Angela K.
    Loved this recipe! The last spinach artichoke dip I made was dry and it tasted like spinach and Parm cheese overload. This recipe is perfect! It’s creamy, has a great balance of all ingredients, and it tastes like a dip I would pay for at a restaurant. The only thing I added was1/4t of red pepper flakes for some kick. It’s a huge hit with everyone, and I will be making this more often.
    • Review photo by Angela K.
  4. Alexandra T.
    This is my favorite artichoke dip recipe. Every time I make it, people love it and they eat every bit of it. I highly recommend it.


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