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Avocado hummus in a pot with vegetable crudités

Healthy dip recipes

26 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.


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  • Vegetables on platter with hummus in bowl

    Avocado hummus & crudités

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.9 ratings

    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

  • Lemon & coriander hummus

    Lemon & coriander hummus

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.30 ratings

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

  • A bowl of tzatziki sauce

    Tzatziki sauce

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    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

  • Tomato salsa with the ingredients alongside

    Ultimate tomato salsa

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.71 ratings

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

  • Rainbow winter dips & crudités served on a serving platter

    Rainbow winter dips & crudités

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Chickpea & red pepper dip

    Chickpea & red pepper dip

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    A fresh and healthy chickpea & red pepper dip for entertaining

  • Smashed cannellini bean crostini in a small bowl

    Smashed cannellini bean crostini

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Add a little more oil to this smashed cannellini bean dip, if you prefer – the more you add, the silkier it becomes

  • Smoky Spanish tomato & garlic dip

    Smoky Spanish tomato and garlic dip

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Beetroot & mint dip

    Beetroot & mint dip

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Spicy sweet potato hummus in a bowl with crudites

    Spicy sweet potato hummus

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Avoid waste and enjoy a filling snack by using leftover sweet potatoes in this hummus recipe – it has a spicy kick thanks to smoked paprika and chilli flakes

  • A bowl of burnt aubergine raita

    Burnt aubergine raita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Butternut & harissa hummus

    Butternut & harissa hummus

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • Courgette & tahini dip

    Courgette & tahini dip

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Peanut hummus with fruit & veg sticks

    Peanut hummus with fruit & veg sticks

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • Pepper & walnut hummus with veggie dippers

    Pepper & walnut hummus with veggie dippers

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Red pepper & tomato relish

    Red pepper & tomato relish

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Tomato & chilli harissa

    Tomato & chilli harissa

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Smoky chipotle pepper salsa

    Smoky chipotle pepper salsa

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • Pumpkin hummus served in a carved out pumpkin

    Pumpkin hummus

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • A bowl of Tomatillo salsa

    Tomatillo salsa

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Red onion & Indian-spiced hummus

    Red onion & Indian-spiced hummus

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Smashed bean dip

    Smashed bean dip

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Smoked aubergine purée

    Smoked aubergine purée

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

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


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