Don’t Deny Your Love of Potato Chip Dip

Don’t Deny Your Love of Potato Chip Dip

There are few foods I would sit through a football game for. There are few foods I would send my husband to the store to get in negative temperature weather.

Potato chips and potato chip dip equal life.

I know, it’s so low brow. But if I could only have one more dip in this life, it would be potato chip dip. I can’t deny it.

Unlike some others….

My friend, who shall remain nameless, enjoyed a chip or two. However, because this particular playoff game was enjoyed in the comfort of pajama pants, she denied the camera.

game day chips and dip

What You Need to Know About Chips and Dip

  • According to Troyer Farms, Americans consume 1.2 billion pounds of potato chips every year.
  • The Guinness Book of World Records says that Proctor & Gamble made the world’s biggest chip in 1991. It measured 25 by 14 inches.
  • The “experts” behind Wikipedia claim that the original potato chip recipe was created in Saratoga Springs, New York on August 24, 1853.
  • Various Internet resources state that we must celebrate National Chip and Dip Day on March 14.
  • Gary Allen on Leite’s Culinaria says dip became popular in the 1950s, because of the growing popularity of the chip, Lipton’s successful marketing campaign for onion dip, and America’s fascination with eating in front of the TV. (If you’re interested in food history, you gotta check out this article on dip history.)
  • Most potato chip dips have a sour cream base, but you don’t have to stop there. Yogurt, mayo, and cottage cheese could work, too. The real flavor of chip dip comes from the onions and the herbs/spices you choose.
  • One ounce of Cape Cod kettle-cooked potato chips contains 6 grams of fat and 130 calories. Two tablespoons of Daisy sour cream contains 5 grams of fat and 60 calories.

Don’t be too scared of those calories, though. While you can’t eat chips and dip every day, you can indulge during football playoffs and the Super Bowl. Calories don’t count on Sunday!

chip dip with yogurt

Recipe for Classic Potato Chip Dip

*1 bunch green onions (whites only, minced)

*2 cloves garlic, minced

*1 tbsp. butter

*1 cup sour cream

*½ tsp. dill

*1 tsp. cayenne

*1 tsp. lemon juice

Directions: Sauté minced  garlic and green onions in butter for five minutes. Once cool, combine all ingredients in mixing bowl. Mix until smooth.

Or…try the yogurt version

Use yogurt instead of sour cream. You may want to add a little bit of sour cream or mayo, so it’s not too runny. You may also want to add more lemon juice for flavor.

Download the Saucy Dipper Potato Chip Dip Recipe

potato chips with dip

More Super Bowl Chip and Dip Recipes

Dip recipes from Saucy Dipper…

Buffalo Chicken Dip

7 Layer Tex Mex Dip

Black Bean Dip

Shrimp Dip

Chicken Enchilada Dip

Dip recipes from a few other food bloggers this week…

Baked Spinach Dip Bread Bowls from Picky Palate

Pizza Dip from My Baking Addiction

Roasted Fennel and White Bean Dip on Food 52

Black Bean and Red Pepper Dip from Choosing Raw

17 Responses to “Don’t Deny Your Love of Potato Chip Dip”

  1. Monet says:

    I love the thought of making homemade potato chip dip (I love the stuff but hate buying those overly processed cans!) Thank you for sharing yet another delicious and simple recipe. I hope you have a fabulous Friday and a relaxing weekend!

  2. Joanne says:

    We all have our guilty pleasures in life. For me, it’s buffalo chicken dip. But I totally see the appeal in this!

  3. saral says:

    @Monet – Over-processed dips can go away forever…at least as far as I’m concerned.

    @Joanne – What is it about buffalo chicken dip? So darn good. Everybody loves it.

  4. Kristen says:

    Isn’t it nice that men have come up with this wonderful excuse for us to indulge in all of these great foods. That dip sounds delicious!

  5. Lea Ann says:

    Well call me low brow but that’s my favorite sin. Ruffles and my home made sour cream and chive dip. Love knowing that 3/24 is a day to celebrate.

  6. saral says:

    @Kristen – Yes, I’d definitely be skinnier without a husband, but the chip dip is all me. He’s a salsa kind of guy.

    @Lea Ann – You’re in good company. I’ve yet to make my own sour cream, but sounds like a worthwhile challenge.

  7. I love potato chips…but when you pair it up with dip…it’s a force to be wreckoned with! They were definitely made for each other! YUM! (I like your thinking…on calories not counting on Sundays!)

  8. YES! I am the same way, I would send my husband out in the dead of night for chips and dips! I LOVE them, if there is a party and there are chips and dip… it takes all I have to not take the whole thing of chips and dip for myself, go hide and munch munch munch!

  9. Sebastien says:

    so i made it!! with a bit of creativity.its really gd.10x

  10. Maiya says:

    I’ve seen the World’s Biggest Chip. It’s at the Idaho Potato Museum (and yes, Idaho has a potato museum). It looked a little stale…

  11. Craig says:

    Made the chip dip… would recommend have the cayenne as requested. We had to double everything else so it didn’t overwhelm the other flavors.

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  13. Joe Flacco says:

    Steeler Dip Rocks!

    1/2 tsp – piss
    1/2 tsp – burgh
    Truckload – Sucks

    Go RAVENS!

  14. Jim Sirois says:

    I would suggest cutting down the cayenne pepper to 1/2 tsp. The spiciness would not be as overwhelming. I also added 1/4 cup of chili sauce. This gave it extra flavor.

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