Creamy Blue Cheese Dip
This creamy blue cheese dip blends blue cheese with cream, mayonnaise and milk, with some lemon to add brightness and garlic to complement the flavor. Serve this with chips or vegetable crudites, or consider it as a side for your next buffalo chicken recipe, since the creaminess is the perfect contrast for the heat of the hot sauce.
Creamy Blue Cheese Dip is So Easy to Make
Making this creamy blue cheese dip is really easy blue cheese dipping sauce is simply a question of adding the ingredients to the food processor and pressing the button. Give it a few seconds and your dip will be ready to serve. If you don’t have a food processor use a blender.
If you don’t have any of these appliances then just use a potato masher or fork. The consistency will be slightly lumpy but some people like that anyway because the texture offers a homemade charm.
Because you are making this yourself it is of course your choice not only what to use in the dip and whether to add extra ingredients but also to mash or puree it to your preferred consistency.
Lower Calorie Creamy Blue Cheese Dip
If you are interested in minimizing the fat or calorie of this but still keeping the creamy richness you can use reduced fat sour cream or mayonnaise, swap half the mayo for fat-free yogurt, or use skim milk. The result will be very similar but the dip will be healthier.
Find out how to make blue cheese dip and you will be able to rustle up this lovely fresh-tasting dip any time you want. Adjust the quantities if you want more garlic, more lemon or more cheese.
- ½ cup (120g) crumbled blue cheese
- ½ cup (120ml) sour cream
- ¼ cup (60ml) mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon milk or buttermilk
- Juice of ½ lemon
- 1 chopped garlic clove
- Salt and black pepper
- Put the cheese, cream, mayo, milk, lemon and garlic in the food processor.
- Blend briefly until well mixed and still a bit chunky.
- Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Chill until you are ready to serve.