There are lots of easy dip recipes that can be created with only a small handful of ingredients. These are great for munching on or using as an appetizer. For example, to make a Mexican cheese dip, all that is needed are two ingredients.
Take a can of Rotel, original flavor, and drain out the fluid. Then, take a 16 ounce package of Velveeta cheese and cut the cheese into small cubes. Place in a microwave safe container and heat on high for three minutes. Stir the dip so the ingredients are mixed and heat on high for another two minutes. Stir once more, grab a bag of tortilla chips and a nice hot dip is ready for guests.
Onion Soup Dip Recipe
Onion dip is always a crowd pleaser. The great part is that it is so simple to make. Take one packet of Lipton onion soup and mix it with a 16 ounce container of sour cream. Be sure to let the mixture chill for awhile before serving. Corn chips go particularly well with this dip.
Clam Dip Recipe
When most people think of clams, they see them as an appetizer or enjoy them in soup. However, a can of clams can make for a delicious dip. Merely take a can and drain out most of the liquid. Mix it with an 8 ounce bar of Philadelphia cream cheese. A little bit of lemon juice can be thrown in if desired. Be sure to let it chill in the refrigerator for awhile before serving.
Easy Spinach Dip Recipe
Even a yummy spinach dip can be made within minutes. First, get a 10 ounce package of frozen spinach and allow it to thaw. Once thawed, drain the liquid and chop the spinach into small pieces. Next, add one package of Knorr vegetable soup mix. Mix it with a 16 ounce container of sour cream and one cup of mayonnaise. Add three chopped green onions. If desired, an 8 ounce can of water chestnuts can be added.
Be sure to chop them up before adding to the dip. Allow mix to sit in the refrigerator until it becomes nice and cold. This dip goes very well with a platter of fresh vegetable such as celery sticks, sliced carrots,mushrooms, and pieces of broccoli. However, it can also work well on sliced baguette bread.
Crab Meat Dip Recipe
This recipe can be used as a dip or a spread. Start with a package of crab meat. Often this recipe is made using imitation crab meat. Chop into small pieces and mix with mayonnaise to taste. As packages of crab meat differ, it’s up to the person making the dip to decide when the crab meat is moistened enough with the mayonnaise. For seasoning, some Original Mrs. Dash can be added.
If using as a dip, be sure to use some hardy chips as this mixture will be thick. It can also be spread on crackers such as Triscuits or placed on sliced pieces of cucumber. Be sure to keep refrigerated until the last moment.
These dip recipes are quick and easy to make, even for people who aren’t used to spending much time in the kitchen. Not to be ignored is salsa dip. A simple basic recipe can be found in the article Cinco de Mayo Party Food Ideas and Basic Salsa Recipe.
Dips are a great way for guests to have something to munch on while chilling out and talking. They also work well as easy appetizers. Any of these party snacks are sure to be a hit with guests.