Dill Dip with Potato Chips

Dill dip with potato chips is the party trick that you’ll rely on again and again. So easy to whip up and even easier to serve—piles of chips, veggies, naan bread, anything else you like. You’ll find lots of uses for this fresh, summery stunner. 

A white oval platter holding a bowl of dill dip with potato chips beside it.

Adapted from Renee Erickson | Getaway | Abrams, 2021

You can mix the body of the dip a day in advance, but make sure the dill is freshly chopped and swirled in at the last minute. You need it to be boldly fragrant. If you want to make the dish a little fancier, go nuts and spoon some salmon caviar on top. — Renee Erickson


Our testers had loads of brilliant ideas including French fries, veggies, pasta salad, schmeared on a bagel, and all manner of potatoes. Here are a few more inspired uses-

  • spread on a wrap or sandwich
  • as a dip for chicken or pork skewers
  • to dress greens or a salad
  • swirled into hummus
  • drizzled on a veggie tart

Dill Dip with Potato Chips

A white oval platter holding a bowl of dill dip with potato chips beside it.
Dips are the best, and not just because I like any occasion to serve potato chips. This creamy dip is just so easy to eat, and you can focus on one big flavor: Here, it’s a garden’s worth of dill, garlic, and lemon.
Renee Erickson

Prep 10 mins
Total 10 mins
8 servings
103 kcal
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  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup full fat sour cream
  • 1 small garlic clove grated
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil plus more to garnish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill fronds minced, plus a few whole fronds or flowers, to garnish
  • Store-bought or homemade potato chips to serve


  • In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Just before serving, fold in the dill. Place in a serving dish and garnish with olive oil and more dill or dill flowers. Serve with potato chips. This dip tastes best the day it is made.
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Serving: 2tablespoonsCalories: 103kcal (5%)Carbohydrates: 2g (1%)Protein: 3g (6%)Fat: 9g (14%)Saturated Fat: 4g (25%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 16mg (5%)Sodium: 34mg (1%)Potassium: 101mg (3%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin A: 407IU (8%)Vitamin C: 4mg (5%)Calcium: 66mg (7%)Iron: 1mg (6%)

Recipe Testers' Reviews

I'm the person at the party who is completely powerless when there are chips and dip involved. This dill dip with potato chips is the fresher, more delicious version of that addictive snack.

It came together in a snap, and I served it as part of a spread along with Alastair Hendy's asparagus tart for a casual get-together with work colleagues. The yogurt in my fridge was, ahem, a bit past its prime, so I subbed in some fresh labne, and it was perfect. I'd bet you could also swap in other kinds of herbs such as cilantro, parsley, basil, or a mix.

Tasty, quick, and fresh. Serve this five-minute dill dip with homemade or store-bought potato chips, but keep the leftovers! This dill dip is also perfect for dipping fresh-cut vegetables, French fries, or topping a baked potato.

Originally published June 27, 2021


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