22 Fun and Unexpected Ways to Cook with Dill Pickles

The cool thing about dill pickles? They’re really damn versatile. You can chop them up and mix them into all sorts of dishes to bolster savory flavor. Not to mention that pickle juice is pretty much a miracle ingredient (did you know you can use it to brine chicken?). Here, 22 crave-worthy ways to put your favorite condiment to use, ya know, besides eating them straight from the jar.

We Tried Every Dill Pickle at the Grocery Store. These Are the Best

potato salad bacon dill pickles recipe
Cafe Delites

Potato Salad With Bacon And Dill Pickles

Spuds just got a major makeover.

dill pickle dip recipe
Lord Byron's Kitchen

Dill Pickle Dip

Ready thy potato chips.

polish dill pickle soup recipe
Salt and Lavender

Polish Dill Pickle Soup

Also known as zupa ogorkowa, the traditional soup is savory and creamy.

dill pickle wrap grilled cheese recipe
Two Peas & Their Pod

Dill Pickle Wrap Grilled Cheese

Your kids are gonna be hooked.

cajun fried dill pickles recipe
The Chunky Chef

Cajun Fried Dill Pickles

Psst, these pair well with a giant pitcher of iced tea.

skinny dilly pickle fries recipe
Kelly and Cricket

Skinny Dilly Pickle Fries

Is your mouth watering?

hamburger and dill pickle pizza recipe
Veggies By Candelight

Hamburger And Dill Pickle Pizza

Why? Because you can.

dill pickle hummus recipe
Blissful Basil

Dill Pickle Hummus

We suggest slathering it on crusty French bread.

macaroni salad recipe hero
The Salty Marshmallow

Macaroni Salad

Save room for seconds.

buffalo blue cheese deviled eggs recipe
Lauren's Latest

Buffalo Blue Cheese Deviled Eggs

Dill pickles add just enough tang.

cuban sliders recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Cuban Sliders For A Crowd

These’ll disappear in five minutes flat.

dill pickle bread recipe
Gather For Bread

Dill Pickle Bread

Aka our favorite new way to serve up hamburgers.

dill pickle beef skewers recipe
Sprinkles and Sprouts

Dill Pickle And Beef Skewers

Marinating flatiron in pickle juice = so brilliant.

dill pickle bites recipe
The Kitchen is My Playground

Dill Pickle Bites

dill pickle cashews recipe
Belly Full

Dill Pickle Cashews

Meet your new favorite snack.

oven fried pickle egg rolls recipe
Today We Bake

Oven Fried Pickle Egg Rolls

Make a double batch and thank us later.

Get the recipe

dill pickle salmon ceviche gluten free bagel chips recipe
Feed Me Phoebe

Dill Pickle Salmon Ceviche With Gluten-free Bagel Chips

Hellooo, little slice of heaven.

creamy dill pickle spinach chickpea soup recipe
Killing Thyme

Creamy Dill And Spinach Chickpea Soup

This unexpected combination is so damn good.

dill pickle popcorn recipe
The Gold Lining Girl

Dill Pickle Popcorn

No movie necessary.

Get the recipe

pickle brined fried chicken recipe
With the Grains

Pickle Brined Fried Chicken

This extra-crispy bird has a secret.

broccoli couscous mashed chickpea bowls recipe
The Girl On Bloor

Broccoli, Couscous And Mashed Chickpea Bowls

The fastest way to dress up chickpeas? You guessed it.

Get the recipe

5 minute dill pickle chex mix recipe
Averie Cooks

5-minute Dill Pickle Chex Mix

We dare you to have just one handful.

heathgoldmanheadshot 1

Food Editor

From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?