• Three Favorite Homemade Veggie Dips

    best veggie dip recipes

    You guys enjoying picnic week so far? We’ve got some fun posts coming up the next few days. I love bringing fresh produce to picnics, and what better way to eat copious amounts of them than with a delicious veggie dip. Keep reading to find my three favorite homemade veggie dips for your summer picnics!

    best veggie dip recipes

    Photography by Liz Stanley

    best veggie dip recipes

    1. Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus: You’ll find my homemade hummus recipe right here. That will be your base. To make the delicious roasted red pepper variety, grab a can of roasted red pepper, chop finely and add a pinch of each of these spices into your food processor when you make the hummus: crushed red pepper, cayenne, cumin, sweet paprika. Throw half the chopped peppers into the food processor with your other hummus ingredients, and half of them directly on top.

    best veggie dip recipes

    2. Spinach Dip (adjusted  from Brown Eyed Baker):

    1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry
    ⅔ cup mayonnaise
    ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
    2 tablespoons minced onion
    2 garlic clove, minced
    ½ teaspoon salt
    ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
    ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
    ⅔ cup Greek yogurt

    Stir together all except the yogurt. Gently fold in the Greek yogurt until thoroughly incorporated. Cover and refrigerate for an hour or more.

    best veggie dip recipes

    3. Homemade Ranch. The quintessential veggie dip, and a homemade version is so worth it. I love this recipe from Martha Stewart, and make a ton so you can use it on your fresh salads all summer long!

  • 7 comments

    1. Friday Fluff #2 | Sweet Hannah Pea said… May 30, 2014 10:48 am

      […] This beautiful (soon to be)tattoo by Ziggy A couple recipes for upcoming lunch items; here, here, and here. I’ve been spending way too much time on this tumblr. Listening to 90′s Music […]

    2. stacy said… May 28, 2014 9:01 am

      These look delicious, and makes me excited for summer!

    3. lauren slader said… May 27, 2014 3:06 pm

      Yum, is this your CSA box? Jealous!

      • Liz Stanley said… May 28, 2014 12:02 am

        I wish! I had to create my own CSA box for the shoot

    4. julia said… May 27, 2014 2:21 pm

      dang…i want that whole box for a picnic!! can’t wait to make those dips..

    5. Wendy B said… May 27, 2014 1:53 pm

      This is making my stomach rumble!

    6. christie said… May 27, 2014 1:03 pm

      This is beautiful, Liz! Just lovely photos

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