29+ Fresh Dill Recipes to Try Tonight!

Dill is a versatile herb that can be used in a variety of dishes, from appetizers to main courses to side dishes. It is often used to season fish, seafood, and vegetables. Dill can also be used to make sauces, dips, and dressings. Here’s 29+ fresh dill recipes to try out.

Recipes that Use Fresh Dill

Pasta salad in bowl on wooden cutting board next to bowl of pepper flakes.
This Zucchini Pasta Salad recipe may be the best I've tried to date! Packed with sauteed zucchini, loads of parmesan cheese, fresh dill and crunchy walnuts.
Zucchini Pasta Salad
Bowl of avgolemono soup topped with lemons.
Avgolemono Soup is the best lemon chicken soup with fresh dill. This authentic Greek Avgolemono Soup recipe is delicious with a hint of lemony brightness to warm you up on chilly winter days!
Avgolemono Soup
Overhead shot of dish of zucchini noodles with fresh herbs on a black plate.
This Half and Half Linguini uses half “real” noodles and half zucchini noodles for a tasty treat with less calories. Plenty of fresh herbs – mint, dill, and parsley – brighten things up along with the briny capers which are fried until crisp.
Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Herbs
Spoon stirring yellow herb sauce in small white bowl
This lemon butter sauce, made with dry white wine and fresh dill, is the upgrade your next fish or chicken dish craves! Switch up your go-to weeknight dinner recipes with this 10-minute sauce or add it to your favorite veggies for a quick, healthy snack.
Lemon Dill Sauce
Overhead close up of bowl of hungarian mushroom soup.
This Hungarian Mushroom Soup with Fresh Dill is rich, with hints of smokiness and a great umami flavor. It’s the perfect bowl of soup to warm up with this season!
Hungarian Mushroom Soup
Shirazi salad centered in frame with serving spoon.
This simple Shirazi Salad recipe features fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and crisp red onion. Dressed with plenty of fresh herbs and tossed with a tangy dressing made with lime juice and olive oil. Every bite is bursting with refreshing flavors!
Shirazi Salad
Overhead shot of greek yogurt ranch dip in bread bowl next to small orange peppers and watermelon radish.
Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip made with only 3-ingredients is perfect for snacking or parties. Make it in just 15-minutes and serve with your favorite veggies for dipping!
Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip
Bowl of cabbage roll soup topped with dollop of sour cream & fresh dill.
This Cabbage Roll Soup cooks up quick and easy! Topped with sour cream & fresh dill, it tastes just like cabbage rolls without all the work. Make this simple recipe on the stove, in the instant pot, or in a slow cooker.
Cabbage Roll Soup
Overhead shot of prepared tzatziki sauce in bowl surrounded by pita bread.
Learning how to make Tzatziki Sauce at home is easy and takes less than 10 minutes! Using grated cucumbers, Greek yogurt, and fresh herbs, you get the creamiest and most refreshing sauce that goes well with not only gyros, but also all kinds of meats and vegetables.
Tzatziki Sauce
Overhead close up of prepared pickles in weck jar with dill sprigs and red pepper slices.
These ​​Quick Pickled Cucumbers are ready to eat in 1 hour! There’s no canning required and they stay crisp for months.
Quick Pickled Cucumbers
Bowl of smoked salmon dip with piece of crostini dipped into it.
This homemade Smoked Salmon Dip with Cream Cheese is so refreshing, creamy, and delicious! It’s made with 8 simple ingredients like fresh herbs, lemon, sour cream, and rich smoked salmon for an irresistible dipping experience.
Smoked Salmon Dip
Lamb lettuce cups arranged on platter.
These Greek-style Lamb Lettuce Wraps are topped with homemade tzatziki sauce and fresh Mediterranean vegetables and herbs, then served in a crisp lettuce leaf. A refreshing and filling meal that’s easy to make ahead!
Lamb Lettuce Wraps
Overhead shot of jalapeno ranch in small jar with spoon, topped with sliced jalapenos.
Jalapeño Ranch is perfect as a dressing, dip or sauce. It’s creamy with a distinct herby flavor but its subtle spicy kick is what keeps you coming back for more!
Jalapeno Ranch
Lebanese cabbage salad in bowl with white serving spoon.
Lebanese Cabbage Salad (Malfouf Salad) is packed with crunchy cabbage, fresh herbs, and a tangy lemon dressing. Quick, easy & delicious! It makes a perfect side dish or light meal.
Lebanese Cabbage Salad
Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese
This Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese is a delicious dish that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day but craveable every day of the year! 
Beet Risotto
Overhead close up of bowl of grilled potato salad.
Say bye bye to basic potato salad. This Grilled Potato Salad combines smoky grilled potatoes with a delicious tangy mustard dressing that’s loaded with fresh herbs and salty capers. It’s delicious! 
Grilled Potato Salad
Overhead shot of bowl of cold cucumber soup.
Enjoy this cold Cucumber Soup as a refreshing summer appetizer or side dish. Made with garlic, jalapeno, yogurt, and olive oil, this easy recipe blends up in seconds and has playful and savory flavors.
Cold Cucumber Soup
Overhead shot of tuna pasta in brown bowl with fork.
This Tuna Pasta recipe is an easy way to revamp canned tuna into a flavorful and budget-friendly main course. Made with a can of tuna, the pasta of your choice, and a simple olive oil and garlic sauce, this is a restaurant-quality meal that’s ready in minutes.
Canned Tuna Pasta
A creamy-crunchy, light, & fresh Cucumber Avocado Salad made with dill, lemon, feta cheese & olive oil. The perfect easy summer side dish!
Get the RECIPE from Plays Well with Butter
Cucumber Avocado Salad with Dill & Feta
Crunchy romaine serves as the ideal vehicle for steamed shrimp, avocado, cucumbers, and hard boiled eggs with a fresh and creamy dill dressing.
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Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Dill Dressing
Smoked trout makes regular old canned white beans into the easiest dinner ever.
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Garlicky Beans with Lemon, Dill and Trout
This lemon dill salmon pasta recipe makes an easy and elegant weeknight dinner. It’s perfect for date night! Ready in about 20 minutes.
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Lemon Dill Salmon Pasta
There are only three steps in this easy recipe for boiled red potatoes and English peas with butter and fresh dill, making this a lovely side for a spring lunch or dinner.
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Dilled Red Potatoes and Peas
Blushing radishes, cool cucumber and smoky roasted chickpeas make this gorgeous butter lettuce and radish salad with yogurt-dill dressing an absolute celebration of all things crispy-crunchy.
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Radish Salad with Yogurt Dill Dressing
Made with tangy vinegar, this quick and easy cucumber salad with dill and red onion pairs nicely with all your favorite summer dishes.
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THE BEST Easy Cucumber Salad with Dill
Delicious, charred sausages and assorted vegetables on the grill, pair perfectly with an easy to make, creamy dill dipping sauce.
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Grilled Sausage and Vegetables with Creamy Dill Sauce
These salmon burgers are THE YUMMIEST! and made with just five ingredients. The best for a quick + easy high protein lunch or dinner.
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Salmon Burgers with Slaw
A zippy (there’s lemon), hearty (those beans), and herbaceous (yes dill and parsley!) soup to warm your bowl any time of year.
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Herby White Bean Soup with Cabbage
This creamy dill salmon recipe is quick, simple, and elegant! Pan-fried salmon is coated in the most delicious lemon dill cream sauce.
Get the RECIPE from Salt & Lavender
Creamy Dill Salmon

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29+ Fresh Dill Recipes

Dill is a versatile herb that can be used in a variety of dishes, from appetizers to mains to sides. Here's 29+ fresh dill recipes to try out. We love this Hungarian Mushroom Soup with Fresh Dill. It's rich, with hints of smokiness and a great umami flavor. It’s the perfect bowl of soup to warm up with this season!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 people


  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion (diced )
  • 1 pound mushrooms sliced (white, cremini and/or a mix of wild mushrooms like chanterelles)
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 Tablespoon paprika
  • 3 cups vegetable stock (chicken stock or bone broth)
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill (or 2 tsp. dried dill)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, add the onions and mushrooms and cook until the mushrooms have released their liquids and it has evaporated, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Mix in the flour and paprika and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the stock, soy sauce and milk, bring to a gentle boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and mix in the sour cream, lemon juice, dill and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 1080mg | Potassium: 408mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1430IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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