- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Assorted fresh vegetables for dipping (carrots, celery, cucumbers, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, etc.)
1. Prepare the Base:
- In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, dried dill weed, and paprika. Mix until well combined.
- Season the mixture with salt and black pepper to taste. Adjust the seasoning as needed.
- Cover the bowl and refrigerate the dip for at least 30 minutes before serving. This allows the flavors to meld.
4. Prepare the Veggies:
- While the dip is chilling, wash and cut a variety of fresh vegetables into sticks or bite-sized pieces for dipping.
- Transfer the zesty veggie dip into a serving bowl. Arrange the fresh vegetable sticks or pieces around the dip.
- Serve the dip with the assorted vegetables for a zesty and refreshing appetizer.
Cooking Time: This dip doesn’t require any cooking time.
Serving Size: This recipe serves approximately 8 people as an appetizer or party dip.