Here are 10 delicious excuses to have dip for dinner (as if you needed one) ~ a collection of hot cheesy dip recipes that pretty much make dinner obsolete.
Is it just me or is dip for dinner the best idea ever? When you think about it, it makes sense on so many levels. Maybe the game just went into triple overtime and you can’t leave the screen to go cook a meal, maybe you forgot to take the meat out of the freezer, skipped the market on the way home from work, can’t face any more dishes to wash…or maybe you just like dip…a lot. This is a judgement free zone here at tvfgi, it’s all good.
So enough chit chat, pop open a big bag of chips and let’s get to my favorite hot dip recipes that make the best dinner!
This is the classic, the dip recipe that everybody craves. I can’t put my finger on it, but there’s something about the combination of spinach, artichokes, lots of cheese, and a touch of lemon that drives people mad. Better make lots.
This dip has been a fan favorite ever since it debuted in 2014. How lucky that Vidalia onions are so widely available year round in most parts of the country. We make it every chance we get.
Fresh, frozen, or canned…get your hands on some Hatch chiles and make this dip asap! No worries about it being too spicy ~ Hatch chiles are famously mild and delicious.
Who wouldn’t want hot cheesy crab dip for dinner? This luxe recipe is simple and straightforward so nothing takes away from the star attraction.
When you take the time to truly caramelize onions the result is nothing short of life changing. This is one of those dip recipes that could become your signature appetizer.
It’s true, broccoli cheese is irresistible. One dip leads to another, leads to another, leads to….
Mushrooms and cheese are always a winning combination, but this earthy dip recipe seals the deal with Gruyere cheese, shallots, and a touch of dry sherry for a sophisticated flavor.
Don’t turn up your nose at this one until you try it ~ promise me! It’s one of my all time favorite appetizers and totally dinner worthy!
We’re so used to the little plastic tubs in the supermarket it’s easy to forget that homemade hummus is a luxurious dip that can be served warm with any number of toppings. How about Hummus with Spiced Lamb?
Onion dip is such a genius concept that it inspires countless variations. Smoked cheese (I used Gouda and Gruyere) makes this one extra special.