The best easy Instant Pot copycat Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip recipe

If Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip is one of your most-craved guilty pleasures, you’re going to love our Instant Pot copycat recipe for this amazing appetizer from Adventures of a Nurse.

Why spend time and money at a restaurant when you can make your very own artichoke spinach dip with your Instant Pot? Add your ingredients to the pot, and after five minutes at pressure, you’ll be plunging chips, bread bites, and vegetables into a rich and creamy dip in the comfort of your own home.

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The Instant Pot, the cult-favorite programmable pressure cooker, has revolutionized home cooking by drastically reducing prep and cook time in the kitchen.

Our copycat Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip recipe is a great example of the convenience this multiuse appliance delivers. Simply toss in the ingredients, cook on high pressure for 4 minutes, stir in extra cheese to finish it, then serve. Easy peasy!

What makes Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip one of its most popular appetizers? It’s the way the creamy dip clings to the tortilla chips and the delicious blend of melted cheeses punctuated by tasty bits of artichoke heart and spinach. We’re not privy to the exact ingredients and amounts the restaurant uses, but this recipe comes very close to the taste and texture of the sought-after dip.

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Place garlic, chicken broth, and artichokes in the Instant Pot

Mix the items together, creating your delicious base for the dip.

Add the gorgeous greens to the Instant Pot

Deep green, frozen spinach adds the pop of color you love in this dip.

Top with sour cream, cream cheese, mayonnaise, and onion powder

Close the lid and cook on manual, high pressure for 4 minutes. Do quick release to open the lid safely.

Add the Parmesan and mozzarella cheese to the Instant Pot

Be generous! The creamy mixture of cheese is what makes this recipe so wonderful.

Stir completely, melting all the ingredients together

It looks just like the Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip. It tastes like it too!

Spoon the dip into a serving platter and pair with various chips

Choose colorful chips for a more festive presentation.

This is the perfect party dish

This Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip is perfect to serve to guests at your next gathering.

Take a chip and dip it

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There is never too much of a good thing

Take a look at this beautiful dip

So good your guests won’t know you made it

Instant Pot copycat Applebee’s artichoke and spinach dip

Yield 10 servings


  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 (4-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained
  • 10 ounces frozen spinach
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 16 ounces shredded parmesan cheese
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella


  1. Place garlic cloves and chicken broth in Instant Pot.
  2. Add artichokes, frozen spinach, sour cream, cream cheese, mayonnaise, and onion powder to the pot.
  3. Cook on manual high pressure for 4 minutes.
  4. Do a quick release.
  5. Stir in parmesan and mozzarella.
  6. Transfer hot dip to a bowl.
  7. Serve with corn chips or bread bites.


The mixture will thicken further as it cools.

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