Spicy Dill Dip

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This Spicy Dill Dip Recipe is full of flavor! Pair it with all your favorite veggie and pita dippers and get ready for it to disappear and your next party or gathering! Even better? It’s so light and refreshing that it’s great for everyday snacking too.

Having a few tasty dip recipes in rotation is a total must around here. Whether it’s for holiday appetizers, entertaining with friends and family, or simply after school snacking, dips do it all!

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How to Make Spicy Dill Dip

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While I love the occasionally cheesy, melty, queso-riffic indulgence, yogurt dips are where it’s at! They’re light and healthy (this is a dill dip without mayo), which means I can not only make them more often, but also eat more in a serving. They’re also crazy easy to make in advance and keep well for a few days in the fridge for intermittent snacking or advance party prep! Dare I say they’re even better the next day too? They totally are!

What do you serve Dill Dip with?

What tastes good with dill? You can serve this spicy dill veggie dip with anything and everything your heart desires!

I love this greek yogurt dill dip with fresh veggies such as carrots, celery, sliced bell pepper, and broccoli.

It’s also fantastic with fluffy pita bread, ruffle potato chips, tortilla chips, and toasty pita chips. Other tasty options include pretzels, breadsticks, and crackers.

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more tasty serving suggestions

Portion this sour cream dill dip out in little lidded containers along with bagged sliced veggies for grab and go snacking.

Serve it up at a party in either a bowl/jar (or as a bonus – a hollowed out bell pepper bowl!) surrounded by your favorite dippers. This really is the perfect dill dip for vegetables!

Make a dill dip bread bowl! Or a dill dip pumpernickel bread bowl if you want some added flavor!

Pack small container of dip into school lunches with veggies and pita chips for a healthy side with their usual sandwich, salad, or wrap.

The options are literally endless!

You could even turn it into a snack platter with an assortment of flavored hummus, cubed feta cheese, fresh fruit and veggies. Add some bread and this super yummy Olive Oil and Herb Bread Dip to the mix and your crew will happily devour it all!

leftover dip?

That’s cause for celebration! Spread it on a sandwich! If you consider what is in dill dip, it really makes a delicious sandwich spread for turkey and veggie sandwiches and wraps! You can add it to fluffy flatbread with grilled chicken, veggies and feta, and get ready to face-plant!

spicy dill dip with jalapeños in white bowl garnished with jalapeños with veggies and dippers

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How to make Dill Dip, spicy or mild?

Feel free to make this delicious homemade dill dip as spicy or as mild as you like! As written, it’s on the medium side, so simply add extra jalapeño and/or seeds to spice it up even more or skip the jalapeño entirely for a mild veggie dip that’s totally tasty!

Garnish with fresh dill if you like.

spicy dill dip with jalapeños in white bowl
Print Recipe
5 from 11 votes
Servings: 16 servings
Spicy Dill Dip
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
 
Author: Jennifer Laughlin
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dill dip

This Spicy Dill Dip is full of flavor! Pair it with all your favorite veggie and pita dippers and great ready for it to disappear and your next party or gathering! Even better? It's so light and refreshing that it's great for everyday snacking and school lunches too.

Ingredients
  • 1 cup 2% Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1 large jalapeño
  • 1/2 tbsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder or dried onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh chives
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl combine greek yogurt and sour cream.

  2. Mince jalapeno, removing the stem. Include all of the seeds for a spicy dip, half for a lightly zesty dip, and no seeds at all for a mild fresh dill dip.

  3. Stir in dried herbs (dill and parsley), salt, onion powder, garlic powder, and chives and cover with plastic wrap.

  4. Place in the fridge for a minimum of one hour, or simply make it the day before for an extra flavorful dip! Serve with all your favorite dippers and dig in!

Recipe Notes

This dip can be made with as little as 1 hour chill time, but for even more flavor try making this dip the night before, letting it chill while you sleep. The spices will mingle with the yogurt and sour cream and it's just plain glorious! Garnish with fresh dill if you like.

Craving an extra spicy dip? Let some hot sauce or cayenne pepper in on the fun! Season to taste with any extras of your choosing.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 28, Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 160mg, Potassium: 56mg, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 1.2%, Vitamin C: 1.8%, Calcium: 3.6%, Iron: 0.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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Spicy Dill Dip served in a white bowl with veggies on the side for dipping.

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Jennifer Laughlin

Jenn is the blogger and hungry hungry hippo behind the food blog Peas and Crayons. Her recipes are all about making veggies fun and delicious! Easy eats range from light and healthy to excitingly indulgent. There’s something for everyone! This Boston-born, Florida-raised military mama currently lives in sunny Pensacola, Florida. She follows her pilot wherever his career may take them with their feisty four year old in tow. She loves creating recipes and dreaming up new ways to make veggies taste great and totally crave-worthy!

30 comments on “Spicy Dill Dip”

  1. This looks yummy! Going to serve it up at a future get-together with some freshly cut veggies!

  2. Love this recipe!! Dill is such a great thing to add to recipes and this dip is perfect with the spicy. Great new dip to try!

  3. Dill everything and always for me. Love the idea of putting it in a bread bowl as a great set up for a party!

  4. The number of recipes I’ve made with dill – and not one dip.How on earth did I manage that? Clearly I need to remedy that – this looks so good!

  5. Homemade dips like this — especially utilizing yogurt in lieu of heavy mayo — are my FAVORITE for mid-afternoon snacks at work. They always taste so decadent, but I don’t have to feel guilty digging in with some celery and carrots.

  6. This sounds so good! I’ll have to make extra, for my family, they love anything with dill!

  7. YUM! This dill dip looks amazing! This will be perfect for my next BBQ get together!

  8. I’m always looking for an interesting recipe to bring with me to the next bbq – this is going on the list!  I’ve never had this spicy dill dip, but I’m sure it will be a welcome addition to the snack table.

  9. I love dipping Ruffles and this one is a good idea for a dip. I love dill and I love that this has a spicy kick.

  10. I make a dill dip during the summer a lot, but I’ve never thought to make it spicy! Next time I go to the store I’m grabbing some jalapeños!

  11. I adore anything with dill, it brings so much fresh flavour into the dish! Love the endless options with this recipe, possibilities are literally endless!

  12. My jalapeno plant is going gangbusters this summer so I’m always looking for ways to use them. This looks like a great dip to lounge on the porch with after a day of gardening. Can’t wait to give it a go!

  13. Fresh dill is one of my favorite herbs! And in a dip – Awesome!! Eat all the things with this!

  14. What a great post!! Dill is my absolute favorite flavor and I love that you paired this with jalapeño! Sounds like an amazing dip! Cant wait to try it!!!

  15. Looks like a perfect dip that I wouldn’t mind drizzling over my burgers and sandwich. I’m a huge lover of spicy anything

  16. I am a dill lover. With BBQ party season in full swing, you can never have too many dip recipes to fall back on. Sounds delicious.

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