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If you're looking to add a dairy free dip to your charcuterie board, or party spread, this is the post for you my friend. You'll find dips that are naturally dairy free, as well as dips that use some dairy-free substitutions (dairy free milks, etc.).
Inside this post, I've organized the recipes into a few categories for smooth browsing to allow you to find exactly what you're looking for.
As someone who has been through many seasons of eating exclusively dairy-free due to a dairy allergy, having a go-to list of delicious dairy free dips is extremely helpful for parties, holidays, and weekends watching football.
Avoiding dairy doesn't mean you can't eat delicious foods. You'll see lots of proof of that in this amazing list.
Dairy Free Pesto Recipes
Sunflower seed pesto is a delicious, 6-ingredient, frugal homemade pesto without pine nuts you can make in just 5 minutes! Perfect for pasta, sandwiches, wraps, pizza, and more! Get the full recipe here.
Basil Pesto with Walnuts
A delicious and simple basil pesto made with walnuts instead of pine nuts. Packed with flavor (and easily omit the parmesan for dairy free). Get the recipe here.
This healthy pate is made from kale and white beans, but your guests will never guess. Get the recipe here.
Dairy Free Salsas
This Cowboy Caviar Dip is a super colorful appetizer, made with beans and veggies. Everyone will love this super simple and delicious recipe. Get the recipe here.
This avocado mango salsa is a show stopper, friends. Sweet mango, creamy avocado, and delicious flavor will be a hit at your next party. Get the recipe here.
You can make this Fresh Blueberry Salsa in 15 minutes! It's sweet, savory and delicious! Get the recipe here.
This best ever salsa dip is slightly spicy and super delicious. The 10 minutes it takes to prepare are definitely worth it! Get the full recipe here.
If you're into sweet and spicy flavor combinations then this recipe is for you! Below you'll find two different versions: a chunky mango habanero salsa and a smooth roasted mango habanero sauce. Get the full recipe here.
This sweet, spicy Pineapple Mango Salsa is so refreshing and bursting with tropical flavors, just perfect for summer. Serve it with tacos, fish, or enjoy just as a dip with chips. Get the recipe here.
Dairy Free Hummus
Delicious, spicy chickpea dip with basic Indian spices - ready in fifteen minutes, perfect with flatbread or chips! Get the recipe here.
A simple garlic tahini hummus recipe (tone up or tone down the garlic with recipe variations). Make it in minutes in your food processor today! Get the recipe here.
Go for a festive orange pumpkin hummus to dip your veggies or crackers in. Makes your charcuterie board shine! Get the recipe here.
Roasted sweet potato hummus is easy and quick to make, requiring very simple ingredients. Serve it with toasted pita chips, crackers, or veggie sticks for a perfect healthy snack! Get the recipe here.
Roasted carrots + zucchini come together to with flavorful spices to make this simple low FODMAP hummus style dip. Smooth, creamy and bursting with flavor it is the perfect low FODMAP dip to bring along to a gathering any time of year. Use it as a spread for sandwiches or scoop it up with gluten free pita chips! Get the recipe here.
This deliciously creamy carrot hummus is easy to make, vegan, and perfect for spreading or dipping. Get the recipe here.
An easy Navy Bean Hummus with roasted carrots and peppers, toasted walnuts, and flavorful spices and herbs. Perfect as a dip or a sandwich spread. Get the recipe here.
Dairy Free Dipping Sauces
Make this jalapeno almond dip for your charcuterie board. It's got tons of flavor, and gives a slight kick as a unique dip for your veggies. Get the recipe here.
This 5 Minute Romesco Sauce from Pinch of Yum is perfect for serving with grilled chicken, vegetables, crispy potatoes, eggs, and more. It's made quickly in a blender with roasted red peppers, plum tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, salt, parsley. Get the recipe here.
Ranch. The king of sauces. This creamy vegan ranch dressing will prove that in under 5 minutes, you will have one sauce to rule them all. Get the recipe here.
This garlic cilantro sauce is super creamy, luscious, fresh, and fragrant. This is a vegan version of the conventional Pollo Tropical type cilantro garlic sauce, but way fresher and aromatic due to the mint leaves. It tastes creamy and smooth (due to the vegan mayo), tangy and refreshing ( fresh cilantro lime combination and mint leaves), and garlicky with a hint of spice (due to the chili powder). Get the recipe here.
This 5 minute coconut curry sauce works great drizzled over meat and veggies, or as a dip for your veggies and flatbread. Yumm! Get the recipe here.
This peanut sauce can be drizzled or used as a dipping sauce. It's made with just a few simple ingredients, and is soy and dairy free. Get the recipe here.
This creamy vegan cashew dip is deliciously flavorful and comes together fairly quickly in less than 20 minutes. A combination of caramelized onion and a handful of ingredients gives this vegan sauce a memorable taste. Get the recipe here.
1 minute and 3 ingredients is all you need to make the best Gyoza Sauce. Salty, tangy, and with a (optional) spicy kick, this is the only sauce you need for your dumplings and pot stickers! Get the recipe here.
Craving some spice in your life? This Chili Sauce Recipe is perfect for all you spicy food lovers out there. It’s simple to make and ready to serve in just 15 minutes! Get the full recipe here.
A super delicious, well balanced Vegan Szechuan Sauce Recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare and goes well with many dishes. It is also known as Schezwan Sauce or Sichuan Sauce or Schezwan Chutney. Get the recipe here.
More Dairy Free Dips
Melitzanosalata is a Greek appetizer made from roasting whole eggplants, pureeing it, then adding garlic, olive oil and lemon juice! It is a simple yet delicious small plate tapas dish that everyone will love! Get the full recipe at Aleka's Get Together.
A simple guacamole recipe you can make in minutes with just a few ingredients (no dairy required). This guacamole dip will be the star of the show! Get the recipe here on Scratch to Basics.
Creamy, spicy, buttery, and oh so delicious, this Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip is super simple to make. And because it’s made with dairy free and Whole30 compatible ingredients, you’ll still feel like a rock star after! Get the recipe here.
Bacon Jam is sweet and salty, and absolutely delicious on so many things. A jar of this jam makes a great gift! Get the recipe here.
Looking for a simple red pepper dip recipe? Try our Muhammara dip and lunch platter – with fresh veggies & flatbreads! Get the recipe here.
Adapted from the recipe of a famous Singaporean Peranakan food author, Sylvia Tan, this easy spicy tuna dip is great for when you've nothing in the fridge and need to raid your pantry! It only requires 4-ingredients & about 15 minutes. Get the full recipe here.
This carrot tahini dip is full of flavour, and very easy to make. With creamy tahini, garlic and fun toppings, it's a real crowd pleaser! Get the recipe here.
This simple and healthy roasted garlic and beet dip is as beautiful as it is tasty. With only four ingredients it’s easy to make a batch to serve with vegetables, chips, crackers or as a sauce for roasted vegetables or pasta! Bonus – it’s vegan and paleo! Get the recipe here.
Baba Ganoush is a middle eastern style roasted eggplant dip that is delicious to eat. It is vegan and relatively healthy. Pair it with nachos, chips or cut vegetables. Get the full recipe here.
This quick and easy Dairy-Free 5 Layer Dip Recipe comes together with vegetarian refried beans, chunky guacamole, flavorful salsa, shredded lettuce, and sliced olives. Get the full recipe here.
This simple black bean dip has only four ingredients. Whip it up and make sure to scoop with some crunchy tortilla chips. Get the full recipe here.
This is delicious version of my shrimp dip that takes less than 5 minutes to make and has a fraction of the calories and fat of my traditional shrimp dip, but you’d never know it! Get the recipe here.
This dairy-free tzatziki is super creamy and easy to make. It's great as a dip for pita bread, veggies, crackers, and more! Get the recipe here.
A quick and easy dairy-free veggie dip that can also be served with chips, cracker, pretzels, and more! This dip is perfect to serve as an appetizer or as a snack. Get the recipe here.
This super creamy dairy-free onion dip full flavorful and great for both dipping and spreading. Try it with crackers, potatoes, crostini, and sandwiches! Get the full recipe here.
Tastes as good as the original, but it’s dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and Whole30! No processed ingredients here – just whole, plant-based foods. It’s the perfect healthy vegan appetizer. Get the full recipe here.
This easy vegan dip is a flavour overload! Seriously addictive, it’s super quick and easy to make, and also 100% meat and dairy-free. Whip the queso up in 5 minutes, and top it with homemade guacamole, pico de gallo, and refried beans. Get the full recipe here.
Olive tapenade makes snack-time and happy hour easier and healthier. Learning how to make this classic Mediterranean Dip is a cinch! Get the recipe here.
This creamy Vegan Horseradish Aioli is delicious and easy to make! Make this versatile dip in five minutes! Get the recipe here.
This spinach artichoke dip is vegan and gluten free. Serve it warm and melty with crackers or crunchy raw veggies for dipping. Get the recipe here.
Herby, garlicky, slightly tangy CILANTRO CHIMICHURRI for you to serve with your barbecued chicken, beef, pork, fish and so much more! Get the recipe here.
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Is your mouth watering yet? I hope this list has given you tons of ideas AND shown you that just because there is no dairy in these dips, they are still packed with flavor and absolutely delicious.