Plant-Based Spinach and Artichoke Dip – GEEK EATS Disney Recipe

Today is World Vegan day! Before it finishes, it is only appropriate to share a vegan recipe that happens to utilize artichokes! At the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, a plant-based Spinach and Artichoke Dip is served that is a favorite for those visiting. It is made with plant-based cheese substitutes and oat milk and served with house-made chips. To celebrate the day, Disney has shared a recipe for this Spinach and Artichoke Dip. Give this recipe a shot and then share how it turned out in the comments below!

Plant-Based Spinach and Artichoke Dip – GEEK EATS Disney Recipe

Servings: 4


Always use caution when handling sharp objects and hot contents. Please supervise children who are helping or nearby.

This recipe has been converted from a larger quantity in the restaurant kitchens. The flavor profile may vary from the restaurant’s version.



  • 1 cup panko-style breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated plant-based Parmesan-style cheese substitute
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley


  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup chopped Spanish onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cauliflower
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups vegan chive cheese
  • Oat milk, as needed
  • 1 cup tightly packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped canned artichokes
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Tajin seasoning


  • Red pepper strips
  • Cauliflower florets
  • Carrot sticks
  • Pita chips



  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir breadcrumbs and plant-based Parmesan-style cheese on baking sheet. Bake for 5-7 minutes, stirring once, until golden brown.
  3. Cool for 10 minutes. Add fresh parsley and set aside.


  1. Combine water, onion, and cauliflower in a small food processor. Purée until smooth; set aside.
  2. Heat canola oil in a small skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add chopped garlic and puréed cauliflower and cook for 3 minutes. Add plant-based chive cheese and cook, stirring constantly for 5 minutes, until cheese is melted. If dip is too thick, add 1 tablespoon of oat milk at a time and thin to desired consistency.
  3. Add spinach, artichokes, and red bell pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes, until spinach is wilted, and artichokes are warm. Season with Tajin.
  4. Keep warm until ready to serve.


  1. Pour warm spinach-artichoke dip into a small bowl. Sprinkle panko topping on top and serve with vegetables and pita chips.

Have you eaten at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios? Have you had the plant-based Spinach and Artichoke Dip? What did you think? How did this one compare? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!