14 Filling Dip Recipes That Are Basically A Meal

Baked BLT Dip
Photo: Skyler Burt

Everyone loves a layered dip. You'll be hard-pressed to find someone who can pass up the creamy, tasty goodness of the right chip and dip combination. There are your classic recipes, but then there are also the elevated dips that stand out thanks to their interesting combination of ingredients and fresh takes on age-old favorites. These 15 dip recipes for chips are packed with proteins, cheese, and veggies, making them filling enough to be fit for a meal. Our Spinach Feta Skillet Dip recipe will catch the eye of all the spinach dip lovers in the room, and our Baked BLT Dip (a play on the beloved sandwich) will be gone before you know it. Most of our recipes require minimal prep time and a little help from your trusty slow-cooker. Whether you're entertaining a crowd or looking for a filling afternoon pick-me-up for your family, these easy dip recipes are sure to leave you feeling full.

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Shrimp-and-Andouille Gumbo Dip

Shrimp-and-Andouille Gumbo Dip
Brian Woodcock; Styling: Rachael Burrow

Recipe: Shrimp-and-Andouille Gumbo Dip

This gumbo twist is complete with andouille sausage, red bell pepper, celery, green onions, sliced okra, garlic, shrimp, and creole seasoning.

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Warm Spinach-Sweet Onion Dip with Country Ham

Warm Spinach-Sweet Onion Dip with Country Ham
Warm Spinach-Sweet Onion Dip with Country Ham

Recipe: Warm Spinach-Sweet Onion Dip with Country Ham

Adding ham to this tailgate favorite gives it just the protein it needs to be enough for a meal.

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Southwest Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Southwest Black-Eyed Pea Dip
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christina Lane; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Southwest Black-Eyed Pea Dip

A hot version of Texas caviar, this creamy dip is topped with tomatoes, cilantro, and spicy jalapeños.

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Creamy Crab Dip

Creamy Crab Dip
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Creamy Crab Dip

Old Bay seasoning adds fantastic low-country taste to this old classic recipe.

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Baked BLT Dip

Baked BLT Dip
Skyler Burt

Recipe: Baked BLT Dip

The classic sandwich is deconstructed and transformed into your new favorite dip.

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Hot-Sauce-and-Honey-Chicken Dip

Hot-Sauce-and-Honey-Chicken Dip
Hector Manuel Sanchez

This sweet and spicy recipe calls for rotisserie chicken to cut down on prep time.

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Smoked-Fish Dip

Smoked-Fish Dip
Antonis Achilleos; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke

Recipe: Smoked-Fish Dip

A mix of flavors work together to make a creamy, smoky dip with just a bit of crunch.

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Hot Crab and Shrimp Dip

Hot Crab and Shrimp Dip
Coastal Living

Recipe: Hot Crab and Shrimp Dip

Only five minutes of prep time goes into this delicious dip. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top after removing from the oven.

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Chicken Enchilada Dip

Chicken Enchilada Dip
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Chicken Enchilada Dip

A favorite weeknight meal gets a revamped look by turning it into an extra-fun dip meant for sharing with the whole family.

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Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Jennifer Causey; Food Stylist: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Stylist: Claire Spollen

Recipe: Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

This dish never disappoints, and will leave you stuffed thanks to the chicken and creamy cheese.

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Spinach Feta Skillet Dip

Spinach Feta Skillet Dip
Brie Passano

Recipe: Spinach Feta Skillet Dip

Crescent rolls are placed on the bottom of the skillet and topped with spinach dip and salty feta cheese, making it a dip and bread all in one.

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Crawfish Dip

Crawfish Dip
Greg Dupree Styling: Heather Chadduck

Recipe: Crawfish Dip

Using the slow-cooker makes this recipe easy to throw together. Lump crawfish meat packs the dip with protein.

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Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Dip

Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Dip
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Dip

Ground sausage, pinto beans, cream cheese, and parmesan are added to spinach dip to make it hearty and filling.

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Scallop-Spinach Spread

Scallop-Spinach Spread
Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

Recipe: Scallop-Spinach Spread

This spinach dip is made even better with the addition of buttery scallops.

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