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Recipes

25 Dips and Spreads For Essential Snacking

By SAVEUR Editors


Published on June 25, 2020

Tahini-Beet Dip
Tahini-Beet Dip

Tahini’s nutty, luxurious properties don’t stop at hummus. Keep the sesame paste flowing with this bright red purée of boiled beets, lemon, and garlic. Get the recipe for Tahini-Beet Dip »

Sautéed Onion and Yogurt Dip
Chile con Queso
Summer Tomato and Herb Dip
Summer Tomato and Herb Dip

Your glut of garden tomatoes just found their new home: stirred into caramelized honey and a host of herbs and spices. Get the recipe for Summer Tomato and Herb Dip »

Green Hummus
Green Hummus

This recipe comes from test kitchen assistant Jake Cohen, inspired by a similar hummus he tried while working at Restaurant Daniel in New York City. Fresh chickpeas provide a vibrant green color and brightness that pair well with the Asian flavors in this dip.

Bluefish Paté
Bluefish Paté

This bluefish paté has all the makings of a traditional fish dip—cream cheese, lemon, herbs—with a few updates to give it some zing. Get the recipe for Bluefish Paté »

Grilled Corn and Ricotta Dip
Caramelized Onion and Sunchoke Dip
Caramelized Onion and Sunchoke Dip

Caramelized Onion and Sunchoke Dip

Lao Tomato Dip
Lao Tomato Dip

Penn Hongthong, the author of Simple Laotian Cooking (Hippocrene, 2003), taught us that charring the vegetables for this dip is the secret to its smoky flavor.

Classic Guacamole
Classic Guacamole
Fromage Fort
Fromage Fort

Fromage Fort

green goddess dressing
Green Goddess Dressing (Adapted from Helen Brown's West Coast Cook Book)

By Brown’s publication date in the early 1950s, countless variations of green goddess dressing already existed. But Brown provides—then riffs on—the original from San Francisco’s Palace Hotel, where the dressing was created. Her version is well-balanced, cutting the mayonnaise and some optional heavy cream with plenty of vinegar, fresh herbs, and salty anchovies. Get the recipe for Green Goddess Dressing »

Cream Cheese Dip With Chutney
Cream Cheese Dip With Chutney

Tangy mango chutney cuts the richness of this cheesy, bacon-topped, cheddar-flecked dip. Get the recipe for Cream Cheese Dip With Chutney »

Chilean Tomato and Pepper Sauce (Pebre)
Salsa Roja
Salsa Roja

A little bit of smoke and not too much spice will make this your new go-to salsa recipe. Get the recipe for Salsa Roja »

blue cheese
Blue Cheese Dip

Serve this tart, cooling dip with fiery chicken wings. Get the recipe for Blue Cheese Dip

Salmon Dip

Baked salmon brightened with lemon zest and parsley and combined with crème fraîche makes a creamy, savory dip that’s great served on crackers or toast points. Get the recipe for Salmon Dip

Crab, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip
Crab, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip

Crab dip is made even better when mixed with artichokes and spinach and topped with crispy pepperoni and cracker crumbs. Get the recipe for Crab, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip »

mustard sauce
Herbed Mustard Dipping Sauce

Serve this simple but gussied-up dipping sauce with all kinds of party snacks, especially our ultimate pigs in a blanket. Get the recipe for Herbed Mustard Dipping Sauce

Cilantro Yogurt Chutney
Cilantro Yogurt Chutney

This creamy yogurt-based chutney is made with cilantro, lime, and fresh green chiles. Get the recipe for Cilantro Yogurt Chutney »