12 delicious party dips
From lighter veggie dips to more indulgent appetizers, choose from a dozen crowd-pleasing party dishes
Spinach is a vitamin powerhouse. Cottage cheese subs for sour cream, making the dip high in protein and low in fat. Scoop it with whole-grain baguette toasts.
- Recipe: Creamy Spinach and Parmesan Dip
Puréed beans are, of course, low in fat. Tomatillos add vitamin C and so much flavor, you won’t even miss the usual cheese. Scoop it with baked tortilla chips.
- Recipe: Black Bean Tomatillo Dip
Onions contain a compound that may lower cholesterol and protect against certain cancers; Greek yogurt contributes lots of protein and relatively little fat. Scoop it with baked potato chips.
- Recipe: Sweet Onion and Thyme Dip
Recipe: Gabriel's Guacamole
Recipe: Caramelized Maui Onion Dip
Buy Hawaiian Maui Onion ― Grown in rich volcanic soil on the island for which it’s named, the juicy, golden yellow Maui onion is sweeter and less pungent than a regular onion because of its lower sulfur content. However, Maui onions must be used quickly; they don’t keep as well as regular onions. Stores typically label Maui onions by name.
Recipe: Greek Spinach Dip
Recipe: Creamy Artichoke Dip
Recipes: Veggie Sticks with Avocado-Lime Dip
Recipe: Garlicky White Bean Dip