Dip recipes

An easy starter for a dinner party AND the ultimate picnic food, these dip recipes can be enjoyed with breadsticks, crisps, crudités or focaccia. Whether you’re looking for a classic houmus, a beetroot dip or a mackerel paté – if you can scoop it up on a chip – it’s here.

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Rainbow houmous platter

Vegan Christmas recipes

Rainbow houmous platter

For a beautifully colourful spread which is full of diverse, fresh and earthy flavours, this...

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Epic muhammara

Snacks and nibbles

Epic muhammara

Muhammara is a red pepper dip that makes a fine addition to a big mezze...

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Baked ‘nduja and burrata dip with olive breadsticks

Italian starter recipes

Baked ‘nduja and burrata dip with olive breadsticks

Our ‘nduja and burrata dip is easy to make so, if you don’t have time...

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Crudités with smoked aïoli and a beetroot and mint dip

Sharing recipes to feed a crowd

Crudités with smoked aïoli and a beetroot and...

You can’t go wrong with a snack platter of vegetables and dips. This recipe uses...

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Crudités with cream cheese and herb dip

Canapé recipes

Crudités with cream cheese and herb dip

Prep-ahead for a picnic or whip up for a party, either way this yummy dip...

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Dip and salad sharing platter

Summer salads and sides

Dip and salad sharing platter

This quick and easy sharing platter combines Middle Eastern flavours of harissa and sumac in...

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Carrot, butterbean and caraway dip

Carrot recipes

Carrot, butterbean and caraway dip

”The brilliant orange of this dip is wonderful and the taste is gentle and fragrant....

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Broad bean & mint dip

Broad bean recipes

Broad bean & mint dip

”Great for early summer when fresh broad beans are in season. It goes well with...

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Cheesy choux wreath with hot smoked salmon and horseradish dip

Showstopping salmon recipes

Cheesy choux wreath with hot smoked salmon and...

An impressive tear-and-share cheesy profiterole wreath served with a fiery smoked salmon, horseradish and cream...

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Houmous and tapenade crostini

Crostini recipes

Houmous and tapenade crostini

A tasty vegetarian canapé recipe that really is a whizz to make: blend all the...

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Warm fennel, butter bean and parmesan dip

Recipes with tinned beans

Warm fennel, butter bean and parmesan dip

”A comfortingly smooth and savoury mixture. If you don’t want it warm, spread it cold...

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Smoked haddock, bacon and parmesan dip

Smoked haddock recipes

Smoked haddock, bacon and parmesan dip

Serve this cheesy dip, made with smoked haddock and crispy bacon at your next dinner...

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Artichoke, spinach and pine nut dip

Artichoke recipes

Artichoke, spinach and pine nut dip

Bring a taste of the Mediterranean to your lunchbox with this no-fuss, tangy, green dip....

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Burnt onion and garlic soured cream

Dip recipes

Burnt onion and garlic soured cream

The slightly bitter flavour of burnt onion works wonderfully added to classic soured cream and...

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Churros with Nutella dip

Sharing recipes to feed a crowd

Churros with Nutella dip

Nutella lovers, you won’t be able to resist these warm sugar-coated churros dunked in rich...

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Honey glazed parsnips with baked parmesan dip

Vegetarian bake recipes

Honey glazed parsnips with baked parmesan dip

Serve golden glazed parsnips with a baked mascarpone and parmesan dip for an alternative to...

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Spring onion dip

May seasonal recipes

Spring onion dip

This dip is perfect with crunchy crudités or slathered over a warm bagel.

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Beetroot and mint dip

Dip recipes

Beetroot and mint dip

Dunk crunchy crudités into this light beetroot dip or use it as a sandwich spread.

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Smoked salmon and dill dip

Burns Night recipes

Smoked salmon and dill dip

This smoked salmon and dill dip is the perfect accompaniment for breadsticks, crunchy crudités or...

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Horseradish houmous

Dip recipes

Horseradish houmous

Adding freshly grated horseradish and chipotle paste gives this classic Middle Eastern a spicy kick.

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Cheesy spinach and artichoke dip

Spinach recipes

Cheesy spinach and artichoke dip

Our spinach and artichoke dip is ever so easy to make: simply whizz all the...

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Spiced butter bean and za’atar dip

Recipes with tinned beans

Spiced butter bean and za’atar dip

All this spicy bean dip needs is a stack of toasted pittas or crudités and...

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Spicy guacamole

Avocado recipes

Spicy guacamole

Serve Donal Skehan’s guacamole recipe with a hearty bowl of chilli, as a dip for...

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Easy baked salmon with pea and mint houmous

Healthy family meals

Easy baked salmon with pea and mint houmous

You don’t have to sideline houmous for dipping – baked salmon sits atop a vibrant...

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