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National chip and dip day – get ready!

    On the 23rd of March enthusiasts all over the world celebrate the National chip and dip day! One of the most popular and loved party treat of all time, the chip and dip is also perfect for any other kind of occasion. In this article, we will provide you with different ways to serve chip and dip recipes for the most beloved sauces and a few interesting facts about this awesome snack. Are you ready?

   Did you know that the potato chip was invented in 1853 by the famous chef George Crum? He was trying to please a pretentious baron, who wasn’t happy that his fried potatoes were too big. So in an irritated manner the chef sliced the potatoes to the tiniest possible bits and that was how the potato chip was born. Fascinating, what an “I’ll show them” attitude can do.

Where we can serve chip and dip?

Except being a delicious party snack, chip and dip can be used in many other occasions!

  • Movie night date

We’ve all been it that situation where for hours you can’t decide what to eat and what to watch. This can irritate you and definitely make your date less enjoyable. Ordering some crisps and sauces can save time and it’s an absolutely perfect movie snack. So how about some Netflix and Chilly?

  • Alcohol’s best friend

One of the most efficient ways to have fun and not “fall off the wagon” is to have a little something to eat in front of you. This can save lives. Also, when combined, the taste is amazing.

  • As a light meal (good for figure)

Actually, most of the dips are very healthy, being made from different vegetables, and dairy. If you combine it with rice chips, it can become part of your diet, or a power snack before gym.

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Dip recipes

Finally, here are some easy recipes for 5 top choice dip you would adore:

guacamole
  • Jalapeno

Ingredients: 8 jalapeno peppers, 4 garlic cloves, 1 red onion (chopped), ½ cup avocado oil (or any other neutral vegetable oil), 1 teaspoon salt

Way to prepare: Boil the peppers and the onion for 15 minutes, then process everything in a blender

 

  • Guacamole

Ingredients: 2 avocados, 1 tomato, 1 lime (juiced), 1 small onion (chopped), 1 garlic clove and salt and pepper to taste

Way to prepare: First, peel and mash the avocados in a serving bowl. Then, stir all the other ingredients in the bowl and let it chill for half an hour.

 

  • Hummus

Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, ¼ cup fresh lemon juice, ¼ cup tahini, 1 garlic clove, 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, salt

Way to prepare: Simmer the chickpeas in water for 20 minutes, then peel them and put them in the food processor. Then add the rest and blend. Simple, right?

 

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tomato
  • Salsa

Ingredients: 3 fresh tomatoes, ½ red onion, 1 jalapeno pepper, 1 lime (juiced), salt and pepper to taste, fresh cilantro

Way to prepare: Chop the vegetables and then add everything in a food processor. 

 

 

  • French onion dip

Ingredients:1 chopped onion, 1 cup sour cream, ½ cup of mayo, salt and pepper to taste

Way to prepare: Caramelize the onion (add a spoon of sugar while frying it), then mix everything in a blender.

 

 

onion dip

Of course, if you’re not that a big fan of cooking or don’t have the time, you can use our 1-hour delivery option, and order something from our Crisps and Savory snacks section, or get some delicious nachos with various types of toppings. Happy National chip and dip day!

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