These easy dip recipes are packed with meat and veggies that make them a full meal
Have you ever whipped up a dip appetizer for an upcoming party that was so hearty, you could eat it for dinner? Since we rarely hear of kids (okay, except the uber-picky eaters) or adults refusing a warm dip paired with crispy bread or veggies, why not make that delicious dip into dinner? These easy dip recipes include everything from classics like artichoke and buffalo dips to new takes on the viral TikTok baked feta and tomato recipe, and each idea is a great way to spice up your dinner routine.
Creamy Hot Artichoke Dip Recipe with Garlic Toast Rounds
This isn’t your grandma’s plain ole artichoke dip! This version is made with sour cream, three kinds of cheese, and a little hot sauce to give it a kick. While you could eat this with a fork, this recipe from Boulder Locavore also includes steps on how to make your own garlic toast rounds which makes this dip even more scoopable.
Chicken Enchilada Dip
This is definitely a dinner masquerading as a dip, what with the chicken, Rotel, cream cheese, and lots of savory spices. Did we mention it’s also low-carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free? Serve with veggies, chips or just spread on a tortilla and make a roll up! You can find the full recipe here.
Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip
There is absolutely nothing wrong with a tub of sour cream and a packet of onion dip mix, but this hot sweet Vidalia onion dip from The View from Great Island is for those days you want a little something extra! It’s made with aged Italian cheese, white cheddar, mozzarella, Worcestershire, and a little hot sauce. Toast up a sliced baguette and dinner is served.
Broccoli Cheese Dip
No, this isn’t a creamy soup—it’s your next dinner! It’s made with ingredients you likely keep on hand, like bagged broccoli, onion, garlic, and cream of celery soup. It comes together in a jiffy and per the recipe creator, pairs well with corn chips or even small pieces of bagel. Get the recipe from Bitz & Giggles.
Hatch Chili Corn Dip
Ever wonder how to use Hatch chilis? This recipe puts this smoky veggie to good use. After roasting, combine the chili with corn, red bell pepper, green onions, and pepper jack cheese, then roast until everything is bubbly. Sure, this recipe from Family Spice is great for game day but it’s even better for dinner.
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip
Easy dip recipe: coming right up! All you have to do is toss ingredients that include cooked chicken, cream cheese, hot sauce, ranch dressing, and a few others into a crock pot and cook on high for a few hours. Grab your favorite dippers or chips, then enjoy. Get the recipe from Gimmie Some Oven.
Hot Tandoori Chicken Dip
The best part of this easy dip recipe is you can skip making Tandoori chicken—just use rotisserie! It does use a few Indian spices so make sure you have them on hand before diving in, but the creamy recipe that’s full of flavor is completely worth an extra shopping trip. Get the full recipe here.
Fire Roasted Corn Dip
There is something about fire-roasting ingredients that takes them next level, and that’s exactly what this recipe does with corn. When you combine with spicy pepper cheese, cooked chorizo, bell pepper, and onion, you get a delectable dip that pairs great with chips or street-size tortillas.
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
Baked potatoes can take a while to prepare so you can skip some of the hassle with this easy dip recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron. It’s made with all your favorite toppings, like green onions, cheese, and bacon. You can enjoy it with veggies or pretzels, or top on a baked potato for the ultimate experience.
Philly Cheesesteak Dip
The heart of this dip from Carlsbad Cravings is beef and cheese, so you know it’s going to be hearty. It’s then combined with other Philly cheesesteak faves like onion and bell pepper then baked until bubbly. Serve with toasted bread or crackers!
Ranch Crack Dip
Ranch is always a fan favorite and this dip uses sour cream, cream cheese, cheese, onion, and bacon in a delightful combination. After baking, enjoy this hearty dip from Scrambled Chefs with pita, crackers, pretzels, or veggies.
Mississippi Sin Dip
With a name like that, you know it’s going to be sinfully good! It’s similar to Crack Ranch Dip with its bacon, cream cheese, and chives but is served in a bread bowl which basically means it’s a meal. If you’d rather be fancy, you can serve on crisp crostini. Get the recipe from Spend with Pennies.
Healthy Taco Dip
This taco dip from Isabel Eats is very reminiscent of the seven-layer dip of your youth, but a little healthier. It uses refried beans, cream cheese, tomatoes, salsa, lettuce, jalapeños, and cheese. If you want to make this dip an experience, take a stab at making your own tortilla chips to go with it!
Baked Feta Dip with Cherry Tomatoes
Great for summer dinners, this easy dip recipe from Cookie and Kate is flavorful and light. It uses feta, cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, garlic, and basil and is baked until the tomatoes release all their sweet goodness. Stir and eat with pita wedges or crackers.
Texas Trash Tip
We’re not entirely sure where this dip got its name, but we appreciate the simple ingredients and the amazing taste. You probably already have a lot of the must-haves, like refried beans, Rotel, taco seasoning, cream cheese, and taco seasoning. It goes great with chopped veggies, pretzels, or chips. Get the recipe from Bake Me Some Sugar.
Pepperoni Pizza Dip
Most kids can’t turn away pizza, and they’ll likely love this dip from Dinner Then Dessert, too. It’s made with marinara, pepperoni, cream cheese, and Italian spices and is baked for a quick 15 minutes. Scoop up with breadsticks for the full pizza experience!