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Blue cheese dip, dressed up for a party with a garnish of blue cheese and snipped chives.
5 from 1 vote

Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

An American favourite, blue cheese dip is great for party spreads or with all your favourite snacks in front of the TV. Learn how to make your own perfect blue cheese dip with my easy, fuss-free recipe.
Servings: 6 people
Prep Time5 mins


  • 120 g sour cream
  • 60 g mayonnaise
  • 100 g blue cheese - crumbled or mashed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chives - chopped


  • Put all the ingredients together in a bowl.
    120 g sour cream, 60 g mayonnaise, 100 g blue cheese, 1 tsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp chives
  • Mix together with a spoon or fork (NOT a blender). The dip should be well combined. If needed mash any pieces of cheese against the side of the mixing bowl to get a smoother dip.
  • Refrigerate for an hour to infuse before you check the flavour balance. Season with pepper if you like. You will not need salt.
  • Store in the fridge until you are ready to serve.


Store your dip in an airtight container in the fridge. Consume within 2 days. I don't recommend freezing this blue cheese dip recipe.
Hints and tips
  • For a smoother dip, mash the cheese crumbles against the side of the mixing bowl with a fork or spatula. I don't recommend using a blender or mini food processor, as it can make the dip very runny.
  • Leftovers can be used as pasta sauce. It is also good with salmon or over steak.
  • Thin your dip with a little milk or buttermilk for a salad dressing to drizzle over crisp salad leaves.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 0.03g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 302IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 0.1mg