19 Dill Recipes to Use Up the Rest of That Bunch

The fragrant, feathery herb is good for more than pickles

Fresh, fragrant dill brings a touch of brightness to everything from smoked trout to Swedish potato salad to a chilled yogurt soup. These recipes don’t just use it as a garnish—they make the most of one of our favorite herbs.

Skyr (Icelandic Yogurt Cheese) With Parsley and Dill

Icelandic Skyr

Stuffed Moldovan Flatbreads with Dill and Sorrel

Kefir, a traditional Russian fermented milk drink, adds tenderness to the dough for these flakey Moldovan flatbreads, stuffed with dill, scallions, and sorrel—perfect as an afternoon snack or the starter for a large picnic. Get the recipe for Stuffed Moldovan Flatbreads with Dill and Sorrel »

Cold Yogurt and Herb Soup with Chickpeas

Rice and garbanzos add body to this vegetarian soup laced with fresh greens and herbs. Serve it chilled—as we have done—or, if you prefer, just slightly warmed. Get the recipe for Cold Yogurt and Herb Soup with Chickpeas »

Polish Cottage Cheese Pancakes (lindivikis)

These old school Polish pancakes are lighter, fluffier, and cheesier than the batter-based standard. Get the recipe for Polish Cottage Cheese Pancakes (lindivikis) »

Greek Easter Soup

Greek Easter Soup

Greek Mac and Cheese

This savory casserole is studded with spinach, topped with feta cheese, and infused with a hint of cinnamon. Get the recipe for Greek Mac and Cheese »

Smoked Trout with Grilled Asparagus-Dill Sauce

The char of grilled asparagus and the zest of fresh dill blend to make a distinctive, lively, spring-time sauce for stove-top smoked trout.

Duck Borscht with Fermented Tomato Sauce

This soup combines a whole duck, beet greens, and cabbage in a fizzy fermented tomato sauce—a wonderful alternative when fresh tomatoes aren’t in season. Get the recipe for Duck Borscht with Fermented Tomato Sauce »

D.I.Y. Pickles

Whether crunchy topper, tangy relish or simply on the side, no sandwich plate is complete without them. Get the recipe for D.I.Y. Pickles »

Grilled Skirt Steak with Herb Salad

This steak is seasoned simply with salt and pepper and served with a light herb salad with a whole grain mustard and honey dressing. Get the recipe for Grilled Skirt Steak with Herb Salad »

Olive-Oil Poached Green Almonds with Dill

Olive Oil-Poached Green Almonds with Dill

Artichokes and Fava Beans (Aginares Me Koukia)

Artichokes and Fava Beans

Leek and Herb Frittata (Kuku Sabzi)

This herb-laced frittata of eggs, potatoes, and leeks is a popular Iranian side dish.

Polish White Borscht (Bialy Barszcz)

The recipe for this Polish Easter soup calls for fresh horseradish, but it works just as well with the prepared version.

Garlic and Dill Fava Bean Salad (Bagula)

Cumin and lemon bring a smoky and tart savoriness to this classic Egyptian bean dish.

Kohlrabi Potato Salad (Potatissallad med Kålrabbi och Dill)

Dill-and-new-potato salad is an iconic summer food in Sweden. In this version, sautéed kohlrabi, fresh dill, and boiled potatoes are warmed in melted butter to make a simple side dish that’s perfect for picnics and backyard barbecues.

Grilled Shallots with Dill (Schalottenlök i Folie)

Milder than their cousin the onion, shallots are ideal for grilling. For a midsummer cookout in Sweden, home cook Asa Johanson tosses shallots in butter and olive oil, wraps them in foil with dill, and cooks the package slowly on the grill until the shallots soften and caramelize, taking on a deep, sweet flavor.

Sprout Kraut

For a twist on traditional sauerkraut, cookbook author Karen Solomon likes to soak Brussels sprouts in a briny mixture of peppercorn, dill, garlic, and chiles.

Honey-Dill Dipping Sauce

Honey-Dill Dipping Sauce