Cooking with Dill

Use dill in these delicious recipes to add sweet, distinctive flavor to your cooking.

Feathery Leaves

Photo: John Autry

Feathery Leaves

Peaking from summer through fall, fresh dill adds sweet flavor to seafood, cold sauces, and salads. For best results, add at the end of cooking, when a heat source has been removed.

First up is our Persian Rice-Stuffed Zucchini with Pistachios and Dill. Sweet and savory, this recipe makes the most of an abundance of zucchini with a medley of spices, fruits, and herbs. Use1 1⁄2 cups cooked, shelled fresh chickpeas (garbanzo beans) in place of canned if you can find them. Don’t skip the broiling step for the crispest finish.

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Tzatziki Chicken Salad

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Tzatziki Chicken Salad

We made a classic Greek sauce of creamy yogurt and cucumber for the base of this tangy salad.

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Tomato-Dill Couscous

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Tomato-Dill Couscous

This easy side will be an instant hit with your family. Cook just a few minutes on the stove, and throw in snips of fresh dill, a handful of Sun Gold or Sweet 100 cherry tomatoes, and chopped red onion.

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Sour Cream-Dill Potato Salad

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Sour Cream-Dill Potato Salad

Whip up a side salad of this potato salad for your next picnic. Made with sour cream, Greek yogurt, cucumber, and fresh dill, this creamy potato salad is ready in 20 minutes.

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Lemon-Dill Salmon Croquettes with Horseradish Sauce

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Lemon-Dill Salmon Croquettes with Horseradish Sauce

Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. A serving of croquettes supplies about a day's worth of the fat.

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Marinated Heirloom Tomatoes with Mustard and Dill

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Marinated Heirloom Tomatoes with Mustard and Dill

Use different varieties of tomato for more color. Prepare just before serving so the tomatoes will hold their shape.

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Beets with Dill and Walnuts

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Beets with Dill and Walnuts

Beets are ready when they can be pierced with a fork without too much resistance. If they're not quite tender enough, put them back under pressure for a minute or two. Prep the dressing while the beets cook.

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Crispy Fish with Lemon-Dill Sauce

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Crispy Fish with Lemon-Dill Sauce

Panko is the secret ingredient that makes these crispy, oven-fried fish fillets a family favorite. The lemon-dill sauce is the perfect compliment and great for dipping. For sustainability reasons, be sure to choose Alaskan cod, or substitute halibut or even tilapia.

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Quick Pickled Dilly Green Beans

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Quick Pickled Dilly Green Beans

A fresh alternative to pickled cukes, these crisp, crunchy treats make a zesty summer snack, garnish for a Bloody Mary, or condiment in a sandwich or salad. They're easy to prepare and will keep up to a week in the refrigerator.

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Slow-Roasted Brown Sugar and Dill Cured Salmon

Photo: Randy Mayor

Slow-Roasted Brown Sugar and Dill Cured Salmon

Slow roasting the cured fish gives the salmon a velvety, silken texture.

View Recipe: Slow-Roasted Brown Sugar and Dill Cured Salmon

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