Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

4.67 from 9 votes

A creamy, 6-ingredient dip that packs an enormous amount of flavor.

This creamy and savory Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is the perfect party appetizer.

If you’re ever in need of an appetizer or snack that is appropriate for any occasion, this healthy buffalo chicken dip is it! Serve it in the summer as an appetizer or in the winter as a warm and comforting snack. It’s a creamy, protein-rich recipe that’s so delicious and easy to make! Plus, it’s adored by adults and kids alike– definitely a recipe that we can all gather around! You might want to make a double batch! 

So Good, So Healthy!

This delicious recipe is bound to become a new family favorite!

This thick and cheesy buffalo chicken dip will be the main attraction of your next party! And an added benefit? No one will even know how healthy it really is. This dish has a dose of Greek yogurt and cottage cheese for a scrumptious, creamy texture and boost of protein. Not to mention, the shredded chicken breast is an excellent lean protein and offers important micronutrients like iron and magnesium. Low-fat cheeses like light cheddar and blue cheese boost the flavor and texture of this baked dish. And you can never go wrong with Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, our favorite Buffalo go-to.

How to Serve this Dip

Our ooey gooey buffalo chicken dip is sure to be a hit on gameday.

Pretty much anything goes with our ever-so-tasty buffalo chicken dip, but here are a few of our favorite pairings:

Veggies are one of the best ways to serve this delicious dip. Celery sticks, carrots, and bell peppers are all fantastic options. The crunchy texture complements the creamy dip in a super satisfrying way! This option is also a great way to keep this snack low-carb!

Tortilla chips, whole-wheat crackers, and pretzels, not only offer crunchy texture but a delightful flavor, as well. Any of these options will make your life super easy. Just open the bag or box, dump them into a chip and dip bowl, and serve!

Pita bread is another yummy way to enjoy this appetizer. The soft texture of the bread melds with the warm and creamy buffalo dip, creating an incredibly comforting treat. 

If you have a little more time on your hands, you can also make your own chips! Our Baked Sweet Potato Chips with Rosemary and Sea Salt and our Baked Parmesan Butternut Chips are both wonderful, homemade choices!

You can even make this a main course and serve it over a bed of lettuce, in a sandwich, or in a wrap with some other veggies and whole grains to boost your intake of fiber and nutrients.

Making this Go-To Party Appetizer

Dig into this yummy dip with crackers, veggies, or pita bread!

Get ready to share this easy healthy buffalo chicken dip recipe with all of your guests! They’ll be excited to know something this delicious can be ready in just 25 minutes. All you have to do is mix all ingredients together in a bowl, saving ¼ cup of cheddar cheese. Spread the mixture into an 8×8 baking dish and top with the rest of the cheese. Bake the dip in the oven at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until it’s hot and bubbly. Allow it to cool for a few minutes, get your pairings ready, and dig in!

4.67 from 9 votes

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

This creamy and delicious dip is the perfect gameday appetizer.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 16 people
Serving Size 0.25 cup
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Universal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken breast cooked, shredded
  • 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 8 ounces low fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup low fat cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Frank's red hot buffalo sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients together well and pour into a small casserole dish.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until hot and bubbly.

Notes

For the shredded chicken, you can either bake chicken breasts, or you can use our Slow Cooker Everything Chicken recipe. 

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 95mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 69IU | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
Keywords High Protein, Quick and Easy

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Kelsey Butler, MS, RDN

Kelsey Butler is a Registered Dietitian and recipe developer. From a young age, Kelsey found a love for creating delicious recipes. Now, with a Master's in Nutritional Sciences, Kelsey uses her culinary skills to create healthy and unique recipes for many different diets. She is passionate about creating a healthy relationship with all foods and recipes that everyone can enjoy. Kelsey has a passion for cooking, but she also enjoys the outdoors, staying active, and traveling. She is currently living with her partner in New Zealand.

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