It’s dirty, it’s salty, and it’s one helluva dip for everything dip-able! From sweet caramel pretzels to crusty toasts, the dirty martini dip is the perfect dip to give your taste buds an unforgettable burst of flavor. Let’s have a look at how to prepare Dirty Martini Cocktails Recipe!
This burst of rich flavor combines all the flavors of the traditional cocktail in a creamy dip with blue cheese and olives.
One good thing about the Dirty Martini dip is that there aren’t many restrictions while preparing it- so you can splash in a variety of ingredients to make it spicier, thicker, or creamier as you deem fit.
The best part of a Dirty Martini Dip? You can whip it up in minutes AND you are not likely to flunk at it. So even if you’ve never made a dirty martini dip, you can still pull this delish one off in style!
Suppose your friends are coming over for a game night and you just want to throw something quick together- the dirty martini dip is just what you need!
So grab a bag of chips cos you’re going to have your dip ready in no time!
Total preparation time: 15 minutes
Makes: 3 servings (cup-sized)
2 finely chopped garlic cloves
1 (8 ounces) package of cream cheese, softened
1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper
1⁄4 teaspoon garlic salt (optional)
1 (8 ounces) jar of chopped green olives, drained, and reserve juice
1 (4 ounces) can of chopped jalapenos (optional)
1 cup sour cream
4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
¾ cup of chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
2 Tablespoons vodka, (optional)
1 Tablespoon olive juice
1 Heaping tablespoonful of mayonnaise
4 green chopped onions
¼ Teaspoon garlic powder
6oz plain Greek yogurt (nonfat or full fat)
¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper (if you prefer extra spice)
- Mix the softened cream cheese, olive juice, sour cream, onion powder, garlic powder, garlic salt, and half of the blue cheese in a large mixing bowl.
- Stop when you have a consistent creamy mixture.
- Add in your chopped green olives, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and chopped garlic cloves.
- Stir them in- you can use a hand mixer at medium speed to make it easier.
- Add in your onions, jalapenos, pimiento, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, and a dash of vodka (optional)
- Chill for an hour
- Serve with your favorite dippers and relish the rich taste!
See? I told you it was easy to prepare!
Moving on, the questions below are popularly asked so you may want to go through
them before you take a trip to the grocery store.
What if you have leftovers?
Not to worry! You can keep leftovers in the refrigerator for up to a week if you store them in air-tight containers. Placing it in the freezer? Uh-uh, that’s not such a great choice.
Why so? Once your dirty martini dip freezes, the water from the thawed ice dilutes it so that your martini loses its thickness. Once this happens, it won’t be so appealing to look at nor would your dipper can’t scoop it out effectively.
So, refrigerator it is!
Does The Dirty Martini Dip Contain Alcohol?
No, it doesn’t. If you want a splash of vodka, go all in! But if you’re a teetotaler, that’s okay, the vodka is optional.
Why Name It A “Dirty Martini Dip?”
There is nothing dirty about a dirty martini dip- it only bears that name because of the olives added to it. As a dirty martini is originally a cocktail, when you add a splash of olive juice, the drink takes on a murky appearance and takes on an unusual character that breaks the clear
flavors but still tastes fantastic! Because of this, the martini has become “dirty”, so it’s named “dirty martini”
What if you don’t have blue cheese?
You may have run out of blue cheese and your favorite store has run out too. You don’t want to pass up on a dirty martini dip so… What to do? Luckily, there are various alternatives like Feta, Aged Cheddar cheese, Habanero Cheddar Cheese, or even Queso Fresco.
Can you just Blend the ingredients?
You can. But if you’re looking for a thick, creamy texture like the appetizing ones you see over the internet and in your Pinterest food catalogs, mixing is a better choice.
Can you add Gin instead of Vodka?
Sure you can! It’s not going to ruin your dip if you decide that a splash of Gin just zings your taste buds.
Can The Dirty Martini Dip Work As Spread?
Of course, it can! Works best on bagels/toast.
In conclusion, you can shuffle the snacks option at your get-together by providing bagels, some toast, Ritz crackers, or Pita chips! Your buddies would be delighted and hype your cooking skills for all they’re worth.