Dunk and scoop your way to a great party with these top 10 party dip recipes and great dipping sauce ideas.
Guests will relish the taste of different bite sized breads, fruits, vegetables or cheese that have been dipped into a warm or cold bowl of delicious party dip.
These quick dips are great for hors d'oeuvre, munchies of all kinds and any little tidbit or starter food that would make a yummy appetizer or accompaniment.
These dip ideas use mayo, sour cream, yogurt and other ingredients.Like most recipes party dip recipes can be altered to your taste buds.
Most people like spinach dip and need a recipe for spinach dip*. There are many spinach dip recipes* so lets start off with something simple.
TIP:Put a few different dips on the table so you are sure to have a dip for every taste.
1. Creamy Easy Spinach Dip*
Take 10 minutes to make - no cooking involved and makes about 3 cups.
1 (10-ounce) package of frozen spinach, chopped, thawed and well drained.
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped scallions
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1 1/2 tsps dried
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
Use a medium bowl to mix the spinach, mayonnaise, sour cream, scallions, parsley,lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper. Mix well til blended. Refrigerate for 2 hrs or as long as 2 days.
An alternate dip and one of the best spinach dip recipes* you can try is the knorr spinach dip recipe*. It is a favorite party dip and easy too.
Knorr Spinach Dip
This is the official recipe from the knorr site.
1 pkg. Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix
300 g frozen chopped spinach, cooked, cooled and squeezed dry
500 mL (2 cups) regular or light sour cream
250 mL (1 cup) Hellmann's Real or 1/2 The Fat Mayonnaise Type Dressing
1 can (8 oz./227 g) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
3 green onions, chopped
Directions Combine all ingredients in large bowl and chill 2 hours. Serve, if desired, with assorted fresh vegetables, pumpernickel bread or chips.
Serve in a hollowed out loaf of bread. Sour dough or pumpernickel work best.
If you are looking for a crab dip recipe* you will find one below. Many crab dip recipes are warm but we provide you with a cold crab dip recipe because you can make it and put it in the fridge and take it out just before the party-no cooking or heating required. If you dont want too much curry in the dip use about 1/2 tsp only. This is a wonderful veggie dip recipe as it tastes good with fresh vegetables.
TIP: Party dip recipes should alwasy use fresh ingredients. Use good quality curry. It makes the difference.
2. Curried Cold Crab Dip Recipe
1 (8 ounce package cream cheese) softened
1/2 cup sour cream
1 1/2 tsps curry powder
1 tsp lemon juice
1 clove garlic minced
1 (6 ounce can) crabmeat, drained and chopped
Combine cream cheese, sour cream, curry powder, lemon juice, and garlic. Mix well and fold in crab. Cover and put in the fridge up to 2 days.
For a fruit dip recipe that uses yogurt try this yogurt fruit dip recipe This piquant dipping sauce goes with fresh strawberries, chunks of cantaloupe, pear slices, apples or peaches.
3. Ginger Lime Fruit Dip Recipe
2/3 cup mayo
1/3 cup sour cream
3 tbsp yogurt
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tbsp minced crystallized ginger
1 1/2 tsps grated lime zest
Combine mayo, sour cream, yogurt,honey,lime juice, ginger and lime zest. Blend well. Cover and put in the fridge up to 3 days.Still to come a great nacho dip recipe and a seven layer dip recipe and a roasted red pepper hummus recipe
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