Easy Dill Dip Recipe
Classic and flavorful, this easy dill dip recipe is always a crowd-pleaser for holidays, game days and summer gatherings. The flavors really pop in this dill veggie dip with the help of dried herbs and spices (hello, Beau Monde dip!).
This creamy dip recipe is an easy make-ahead appetizer you can serve with vegetables, chips, crackers, and bread!
It is one of the easiest appetizers you can make and can also be made in advance. That makes this tasty dip recipe even more appealing! My mom always made Dill Veggie Dip the evening before Thanksgiving and Christmas in just 5 minutes. It’s a nice way to save time during the holidays!
This simple dip is a great recipe for every occasion from summer get-togethers, to game days and holidays. Also called a Beau Monde dip, this is a timeless family recipe I think you’re going to enjoy!
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Every time I make this easy dip, everyone asks for the recipe! It’s always a crowd-pleaser.
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Why You’ll Love this Dill Dip Recipe
- So Easy
- Minimal Ingredients
- Make Ahead
- Travels Well
- Low Carb
Dill Dip Recipe Ingredients
To make dill dip, you’ll need a few staple ingredients:
- Sour Cream – Full-fat sour cream makes for an ultra-creamy texture.
- Mayo – Use a high quality mayo for the best flavor. I prefer Hellmann’s olive oil mayo – or make your own homemade mayonnaise.
- Beau Monde Seasoning – This is the secret ingredient. Shhh! Buy it in store or learn how to make your own Beau Monde Seasoning.
- Dried Dill Weed – Dried dill seed can be substituted. A little note on that below.
- Dried Parsley – I really like the flavor profile of the dried parsley in this dip recipe, but you can also use fresh. You will need 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley to get the same pronounced flavor.
- Dried Minced Onion – If you’re really in a pinch, you can use Onion Powder, but the minced onion gives it great texture and flavor.
- Try this dip with cream cheese to replace the sour cream for a thicker, richer flavor.
- Instead of mayo, sub with Greek yogurt.
- To substitute with fresh herbs, just triple the parsley, dill, and onion.
What is Beau Monde?
One of the most frequently asked questions I receive when I make this recipe is “What is Beau Monde?” I’ll be honest, if it weren’t for this dill dip, I’d be clueless as well. When I first started making this recipe, it was the only thing I used it for, but now I use Beau Monde often!
The classic beau monde seasoning is a simple mix of salt, onion powder, and celery powder. It adds that extra special savory flavor. Spice Islands makes a beautiful blend you can find in the grocery store, or you can make your own – recipe coming soon.
Should I Use Dill Weed or Dill Seed in my Beau Monde Dip?
My mom and grandma always made this dip recipe for the holidays. My mom used dill weed and grandma used dill seed – both offer great flavor, it just comes down to preference.
I prefer dill weed, but dill seed adds a little extra texture. It’s truly your choice!
How to Make this Dill Dip Recipe
It’s so quick and easy to make. To see just how easy it is, watch the video in this post.
- In a mixing bowl, combine wet ingredients together using a spatula. Fold in herbs and spices.
- Refrigerate covered – preferably overnight to allow all of the flavors from the herbs and spices to marinate. It can be made up to three days in advance!
If you’re in a pinch, it can be ready to serve in just 30 minutes. This gives the dill veggie dip enough time for the flavors to meld together.
- Make this dip ahead! Not only does it help the flavors mesh together, it makes your life so much easier!
- Since this dip is made with sour cream and mayo, you can mix it up right out of the fridge when the ingredients are cold. However, allowing them to sit out for a bit to come closer to room temperature will always make your mixing easier.
What to Serve with this Dill Dip Recipe
This is also known as dill veggie dip because raw vegetables pair so well with it! Some favorites include:
- bell peppers
- green onions
- cherry tomatoes
- green beans
- cucumber slices
Serving it with veggies makes it gluten-free and keto-friendly!
More Beau Monde Dip Serving Suggestions
- rye bread
- potato chips
You can serve this dip in a bowl or create a bread bowl using a round loaf of bread.
Frequently Asked Questions
Not in this homemade dill dip recipe. However, mayonnaise and sour cream could have added sugars, so be sure to watch the labels!
This homemade dill dip recipe is very low carb, making it an excellent choice for diabetics or folks on a low carbohydrate diet.
Use equal parts of the following spices: onion powder, and celery powder, with an additional pinch of salt.
How to Store
- Room Temperature – As with any dip, it’s best enjoyed chilled and consumed within two hours.
- Refrigerate – Store refrigerated in an airtight container or covered for up to seven days.
- Freezer – Dill Dip doesn’t freeze well because it contains dairy (sour cream and mayonnaise).
- Gluten Free
- Nut Free
- 1 ⅓ cups sour cream
- 1 ⅓ cups mayo
- 2 teaspoons dill weed
- 2 teaspoons beau monde
- 2 tablespoons parsley flakes
- 2 tablespoons onion flakes
- Combine ingredients and refrigerate overnight.
- Serve with rye bread, kettle chips and veggies.
Serving Suggestions:carrots, celery, bell peppers, green onions, cauliflower, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, green beans, cucumber slices, rye bread, sourdough, crackers, pretzels, potato chips
- Room Temperature – As with any dip, it’s best enjoyed chilled and consumed within two hours. You can store this simple veggie dip refrigerated, covered in plastic wrap, for up to 3 days.
- Refrigerate – Store refrigerated in an airtight container or covered up to 7 days.
- Freezer – Dill Dip does not freeze well because it contains dairy (sour cream and mayonnaise).
Estimated nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed.
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