There's a dip for every chip.
Today we celebrate one of the most satisfying snack pairings ever: chips and dips! From supereasy guacamole to warm, gooey tequila-spiked queso, here are eleven epic bowlfuls to make in honor of National Chips and Dips Day.
Salty and creamy, this dip is perfect paired with an ice-cold beer.
It doesn't get any easier than this 15-minute dip, which combines fresh avocado with lime juice, tomato and cilantro.
3. Baba Ghanouj
This chunky version of the classic dip is made with Japanese eggplants.
For a healthier take on the old-school game day snack, try mixing in nonfat Greek yogurt instead of sour cream.
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Nothing beats this all-American, cheese-smothered dip.
The buttery texture of lima beans makes an outstandingly smooth and creamy hummus.
Chef Alex Stupak prepares this Yucatán-style dip by pureeing pumpkin seeds with roasted tomatoes, garlic and chile.
Turn ratatouille into a warm, creamy dip by baking it over a layer of fresh goat cheese.
Star chef Rick Bayless's warm, gooey dip is spiked with tequila.
Instead of laboriously stuffing piquillo peppers, spread the crab mixture in a baking dish, top it with slices of the peppers, then cook until warm and melty.
11. Cool Ranch Dip
Kale, labneh and buttermilk star in this quick, healthy dip.