Serve these easy dips with veggies, crackers or chips for the perfect party dish!
Cost per serving: $1.51
Pair with radishes or other seasonal vegetables for the perfect pre-meal dish.
See recipe: Caramelized Onion–Goat Cheese Dip
Cost per serving: $1.00
Serve up this classic cool dip with homemade pita chips or an assortment of fresh veggies.
See recipe: Creamy Dill Dip with Pita Chips
Cost per serving: 77¢
Get a healthy dose of crunch by slathering celery sticks with this fiery and festive cheese dip.
See recipe: Spicy Cheddar Cheese and Olive Spread
Cost per serving: 85¢
Diced jalapenos and chopped bacon give this appetizer a spicy, smoky kick that’s perfect with tortilla chips on the side.
See recipe: Bacon Black Bean Dip
Cost per serving: $2.32
Play with the flavors of this recipe by swapping in fresh parsley for the cilantro or switching canned chipotle peppers for the curry powder.
See recipe: Chickpea-Yogurt Spread
Cost per serving: 36¢
Serve this dip with your favorite vegetables such as red peppers, carrots and cucumbers. For a more hummus-like flavor, swap chickpeas for the white beans.
See recipe: Lemon-Garlic White-Bean Dip
Cost per serving: 95¢
Kick off the party with this recipe for cool guacamole and smokey cumin chips. If you like your guacamole a little spicy, add a few shakes of hot sauce, or leave in a few of the seeds from the jalapeño.
See recipe: Guacamole with Cumin Chips
Cost per serving: 75¢
Feta adds tang to this attractive dip, ready in just 5 minutes.
See recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Dip
Cost per serving: $1.62
For a stunning presentation, using a pastry bag (or a plastic zip-top bag with the corner cut off) pipe this herb-flecked cheese dip onto cut-up vegetables.
See recipe: Herbed Cheese Dip with Crudités
Cost per serving: $3.45
If you want to plan ahead, make the dips up to 24 hours before serving; keep them tightly wrapped and refrigerated. Press a sheet of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the avocado dip so it doesn’t turn brown.
See recipe: Three-Dip Dinner
Cost per serving: 38¢
For a healthy start to the Easter brunch, this spinach dip is a low-cost crowd pleaser. Serve with fresh veggies (or pita chips). This dip is served chilled so go ahead and make this a day or two early and keep in the refrigerator.
See recipe: Spinach Dip with Crudites
Cost per serving: 99¢
This veggie-loaded Roasted Eggplant Dip recipe is low in calories, but tastes like an indulgence. Spread any leftovers on a sandwich, top pasta with it, or serve alongside grilled chicken as a healthy sauce.
See recipe: Roasted Eggplant Dip
Cost per serving: $1.07
This zesty Caesar Dip with Crudites is a great healthy snack option during the holiday season. Add broccoli, baby carrots or your favorite raw vegetables.
See recipe: Caesar Dip with Crudites
Cost per serving: $1.09
This recipe is so delicious, kids will actually want to eat their veggies. You can save time on Halloween night by preparing the dip a day in advance; just keep it covered and refrigerated until serving.
See recipe: Buttermilk-Herb Dip with Crudites
Cost per serving: 43¢
If the roasted bell pepper is too hot to handle after 10 minutes of cooling in the paper bag, run it under cold water.
See recipe: Garlicky Roasted Red Pepper Dip
Cost per serving: 29¢
Blend up a can of cannelloni beans with some lemon juice and a few herbs, and it will taste like you spent all day in the kitchen to make this high-fiber dip.
See recipe: White Bean Dip
Cost per serving: $1.48
Like it spicy? Sprinkle in a little chili powder when sautéing the onions. Serve with tortilla chips, veggies, crackers or whole-grain bread.
See Recipe: Cheddar Fondue with Green Chiles, Tomatoes and Scallions
Cost per serving: 87¢
This Walnut-Crusted Pimiento Cheese Ball recipe is a yummy (and affordable!) way to kick off a meal. Spread cheese on toast and melt in the oven the next day. Serve either as a savory snack or with tomato soup for a delicious, simple lunch.
See recipe: Walnut-Crusted Pimiento Cheese Ball
Cost per serving: 50¢
Wake up your fries by dipping them in this zesty sauce, ready in minutes.
See recipe: Blue Cheese-Chive Sauce
Cost per serving: 77¢
This simple dip comes together fairly quickly but to give yourself more time, bake the pita chips up to one day in advance. Keep in an airtight container at room temperature to make sure they stay crisp and delicious for party day.
See recipe: Edamame Hummus with Homemade Chips
Cost per serving: 88 cents
Not serving this salsa right away? Add the juice of ½ lemon to keep the avocado from losing its color.
Recipe: Green-Tomato Salsa
Cost per serving: 48¢
Get a party going with this flavorful spread, delicious on crackers or veggies.
See recipe: Cheese and Guinness Spread
Serve with tortilla chips or place at the table and let everyone spoon it on their tacos or fajitas.
See Recipe: Grilled Jalapeño Guacamole
Cost per serving: $2.40
Instead of crackers or pita wedges, serve this dip in fancy phyllo cups. Look for them in the freezer section of your supermarket. Bake them just before serving.
See recipe: Greek Artichoke Dip
Cost per serving: 56¢
This tasty dip will have everyone asking for more vegetables.
See recipe: Parmesan Sour Cream Dip
Cost per serving: 66¢
You can save time and buy store bought pita chips to serve with this tasty dip.
See recipe: Grilled Vegetable Dip with Pita Chips
Cost per serving: $1.59
If you have leftovers, pulse them in your food processor until smooth and use as a spread on sandwiches before the dip goes bad (you should have about three days).
See recipe: Creamy Shrimp Dip