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Cucumber Dill Dip

This flavor-packed Cucumber Dill Dip will keep you coming back for more. Its big bold flavor pairs well with chips, crackers, vegetables, and your favorite beverage! 

A cracker with Cucumber Dill Pickle Dip along with a bottle of beer in the background and crackers on a platter.

This delicious and easy to make Greek yogurt-based dip goes together in minutes and will keep the crowd happily snacking until the bowl is empty.

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making cucumber dill dip is available at the end of this post. OR you can hit the “jump to recipe” button (found above) to be taken directly to the printable recipe. 

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This post was last updated in June of 2020.

Closeup photo of cucumber dill dip with crackers and fresh dill in a square white bowl.

The ingredient list:

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  • cucumber
  • dill pickles
  • Greek yogurt
  • mayonnaise
  • prepared horseradish
  • red onion
  • Dijon mustard
  • garlic powder
  • fresh dill (dried dill weed will also work)
  • salt and pepper

Kitchen tools and equipment needed:

Tip for the best thick and creamy cucumber dill dip:

Since cucumbers are largely made up of water the key to keeping this dip thick and creamy (and not watery), is to squeeze as much water as possible from the cucumber once it’s shredded.

Directions for how to do this can be found in the photo tutorial instructions below.

You’ll be amazed how much water is released from the cucumber that would have made your dip thin and runny!

Don’t waste that cucumber water!!

And, instead of washing all the delicious cucumber water down the drain, why not make a glass of Cucumber Lime Fitness Water by adding the cucumber juice to a glass of ice water, along with a sprig of fresh dill?

Ahhh. Talk about refreshing!

Cucumber dill dip in a bowl with crackers on the side and fresh dill sprig in the center.
Cucumber

Other uses for cucumber dill dip:

  • baked potato topping
  • sandwich spread
  • tartar sauce for seafood
  • sauce for making potato salad

The easy instructions:

  • Slice a large cucumber in half and scoop out the seeds (or use and English cucumber and skip this step).
  • Shred the cucumber on a box grater.
  • Place the shredded cucumber on a clean dish towel or several layers of paper towel.
How to make cucumber dill pickle dip.
Making Cucumber Dill Pickle Dip
  • Chop dill pickles into ¼” pieces.
  • Add the pickles into the bowl along with chopped fresh dill weed, and grated horseradish.
Flavor Packed Dill Pickle Dip
  • Add Dijon mustard, black pepper, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, and garlic powder to the bowl.
  • Stir to mix well and chill at least 2 hours to marry all the flavors.
  • Serve with assorted crackers, chips, vegetables, or use as a sandwich spread. 
Kudos Kitchen Recipe for Dill Pickle Dip

Vertical photo collage of cucumber dill dip with title text overlay graphic with dill weed illustrations.

Want more dill pickle recipes?

*Cream Cheese Salami and Dill Pickle Dip (pictured below)

Crave-Worthy Cream Cheese Salami Pickle Dip is a quick and easy update of the salami and pickle pinwheel appetizers of the past, but this updated version is faster, easier, and has a bigger kick of flavor.

A long plate filled with salami dill pickle spread with fresh dill as garnish

*Dill Pickle Pork Chops with Bacon (pictured below)

These fork-tender Dill Pickle Pork Chops with Bacon & Onion are infused with flavor from the pickle juice brine, the browned bacon, and sauteed onions. This fast and easy low-carb recipe will soon become a family favorite!

Two pork chops on a platter with dill pickles and a pan in the background

Below is the printable recipe card along with the exact ingredient measurements and nutritional information for making today’s easy savory dip recipe.

Dill Pickle Dip with Greek Yogurt
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5 from 8 votes

Cucumber Dill Pickle Dip

This Flavor Packed Cucumber Dill Pickle Dip will keep you coming back for more. It's big bold flavor is great for chips, crackers and even vegetables.
Prep Time10 mins
Additional Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chilled dip recipe, cucumber dill dip, dill pickle dip, easy dip recipe
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen

Ingredients

  • cups shredded cucumbers seeds removed (if needed) and squeezed dry.
  • 2 tablespoons grated red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped dill pickles
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and stir well to combine.
  • Chill at least 2 hours and serve with assorted crackers, chips or vegetables.

Notes

If using English cucumbers, there is no need to remove the seeds.
Squeezing the liquid from the shredded cucumbers is key to achieving a thick dip that isn't watery.
Add the liquid from the cucumbers to a glass of water and drink up. It's healthy and refreshing!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 821mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g

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Recipe Rating




Beth

Tuesday 16th of June 2020

This looks so tasty! I'm so excited to try this recipe!

Renée

Tuesday 16th of June 2020

If you're a cucumber fan, you're going to love this dip, Beth! Enjoy!!

Denay DeGuzman

Tuesday 16th of June 2020

I just made and served this with drinks by the pool. What a delicious, refreshing dip recipe. My family was happy to know, I'll be making this cucumber dill dip all summer long!

Renée

Tuesday 16th of June 2020

Drinks by the pool, and cucumber dill dip. I'm coming over. :)

ashley

Thursday 4th of June 2020

I'm so excited to try this, it looks so yummy I've never made dill pickle dip but I'm in for anything dill pickle flavored. Thanks for sharing!

Renée

Thursday 4th of June 2020

You're welcome, Ashley! I'm a pickle person too, so I totally understand! :) Enjoy the dip!! Take good care, Renee

Angie | Big Bears Wife

Thursday 29th of September 2016

I know so many people that would go crazy over this pickle dip! yum!

Meg @ With Salt and Wit

Friday 2nd of September 2016

I love this dip! I love dill flavor!!

Renée

Friday 9th of September 2016

Me too. It's a great combo of flavors. Thanks, Meg!

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