Avocado hummus in a pot with vegetable crudités

Healthy dip recipes

25 Recipes

Serve a selection of healthy homemade dips with crudités at a party. Our quick and easy recipes include lighter hummus, tzatziki, salsa and aubergine dips.

5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get all five of your 5-a-day with this healthy, low-calorie, vegan recipe that works as lunch or a starter. Enjoy deliciously creamy hummus made with avocado

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
28 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Hummus is so easy to make and beats shop-bought varieties every time. Try it with vegetable crudités in your packed lunch

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use natural yogurt to give the classic Greek dip a pouring consistency, great with slow-cooked lamb. The tang of yogurt and mint cuts through the richness

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
51 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make this tasty salsa in just 5 minutes with tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime, coriander and white wine vinegar

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Who says party food can't be healthy? Enjoy this selection of dips – featuring beetroot, butternut squash and caramelised onion – alongside veg crudités and breadsticks

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and healthy chickpea & red pepper dip for entertaining

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A Spanish tomato dip with smoky paprika and a drizzle of sherry vinegar. A great vegan addition to the picnic platter

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A healthy and vibrant dip, flavoured with nigella seeds and cumin to serve with crudites or flatbreads - it works well in lunchboxes too

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this aubergine raita as a side dish for a summer barbecue. With yogurt, spring onions and mint, it's a refreshing accompaniment to meat dishes

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this thick, moreish dip of roasted courgettes and Greek yogurt with crudités or flatbread as part of a Lebanese meze spread

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, nutty dip, with tahini and smoked paprika, is perfect for spreading – eat with apple slices and vegetables for a quick lunch or snack

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack in the vegetables with this quick-to-make dip blitzed with sweet roasted red peppers and served with courgette, celery and carrot batons

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Blackened peppers make a great base for a homemade sauce- combine with sundried tomatoes, garlic, coriander and basil

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Turn an abundance of veg into this Middle Eastern spice paste to use in marinades, Moroccan tagines, dips and soups

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Take a little pot of salsa in your lunchbox to enjoy with vegetable crudités, tortilla chips or pitta bread

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Throw a Halloween party and use a carved out pumpkin to make this creamy hummus. At other times of the year use butternut squash or a blue-skinned pumpkin

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This green sauce is delicious stirred through pasta, spread on toast with crumbly cheese, or as a dip

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this healthy side dish as part of a Mexican feast, with fresh tomatillos, onions, chillies, avocado and lime. Serve alongside burritos and tacos

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A hummus is a perfect starter for sharing. This one is spiked with gentle spices, guaranteed to rouse the senses

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Dip vegetable crudités into this low-fat, moreish dip for a superhealthy snack fix

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy party dip which is superhealthy, freezable and counts towards your five-a-day - what more could you want?

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This is great served with grilled meat or chicken and also makes a simple lunch for vegetarians

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this moreish curried hummus as an alternative to sugar-laden snacks in the afternoon. The recipe uses our curried chickpeas, which you could make ahead

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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