A new dip has arrived on the shelves at Trader Joe’s just in time for summer! Dip connoisseurs break out your favorite bag of chips and lets dive into this review!! Keep reading for our exclusive cart review and much more!
What is Trader Joe’s Everything and the Elote Greek Style Yogurt Dip?
Elote has rose in popularity over the last few years originating from Mexican cuisine. Elote, or corn on the cob is a very popular street food in Mexico. It’s usually consumed on a stick with the husk pulled all the way down.
Sour cream, mayonnaise, different cheeses, lime juice and various spices are usually added to the outside of the hot elote, and let me tell you, it’s out of this world delicious.
Trader Joe’s has put their own spin on this (as if we expect anything different from Trader Joe’s) and created a delicious dip!
The dip consists primarily of corn kernels, their famous and, also new Elote Seasoning and grated cheese. It’s packed with a bunch of flavor and spices. The flavors of garlic, Parmesan cheese and chipotle pepper really shine through. This dip really lets you have it all, almost like a deconstructed creamier, and maybe easier to eat Elote!
Where In the Store?
I was so excited to find this dip at my local Trader Joe’s because it’s a new item. Luckily, they were in stock but they had only a few tubs left. I’m assuming they’re flying off the shelves because of all the attention it’s getting on social media!
I found this dip in the cold section near the hummus and other various dips that Trader Joe’s offers. The amount of different flavors of hummus alone is enough to have you standing there for a few minutes deciphering which one you want to put into your basket!
Instead of reaching for a hummus this trip, I knew I needed to try this new Elote dip, so I grabbed one tub and tossed it into my cart. In hindsight, I should have grabbed two.
How to Serve Trader Joe’s Everything and the Elote Greek Style Yogurt Dip
There are so many ways you can enjoy this dip. First and foremost, it can be enjoyed as just a dip. Nothing fancy, just grab your favorite bag of chips and dig in!
On the back of the package Trader Joe’s dares its customers to be brave and spread it on a grilled cheese sandwich, or use it in place of mayonnaise on a sandwich or wrap. Sounds delicious to me!
You can also pair this dip with a vegetable tray! The simplicity and crunch of the raw vegetables would compliment the many bold flavors in this dip.
Along with using it to dip with vegetables, you can also enjoy this with tortilla chips, pretzels, veggie straws, any of your favorite “dipping vessels.”
I opted to try this dip with my new pantry staple, Trader Joe’s Organic Corn Chip Dippers! They are crunchy, salty and are the perfect scoop shape to stand up to this hefty dip! Go check out that review, you’re going to want to buy these together when you visit your local Trader Joe’s.
Another fun way to enjoy this dip would be to make it into an even BIGGER DIP. I’m talking a Mexican Taco Dip, only elevated!!
For my simple, yet outrageously delicious dip that I usually make for parties consists of a cream cheese base layer, refried beans as the next layer, and then shredded mixed cheese on top. On occasion if I have it in the house, sometimes I’ll put a layer of frozen corn in between the cream cheese and refried bean layers. Next time I buy this dip, I’m going to put that in-between those layers instead of the frozen corn.
I can’t wait to try my fan favorite dip with this layer of Everything but the Elote Greek Style Yogurt Dip! I know it’ll be totally delicious and have people asking, “what’s in there?”
This dip was the bomb, I loved it. It had the perfect flavor combination of zest, tang, spice and creaminess. It was packed with corn kernels which I was a big fan of, so this dip was a real winner for me.
The spice from the chipotle pepper powder was definitely there, but it wasn’t overwhelmingly spicy. The coolness from the Greek yogurt dip base was just right to balance it all out.
As much hype and attention as this dip got on social media, everyone was totally spot on. You don’t want to miss this one, so run out and get yourself a tub!
I can’t tell you if this dip is seasonal, but I hope it’s here to stay. I really enjoyed it very much and it’s so versatile.
The same day we tried Trader Joe’s Organic Corn Chip Dippers, I busted out this Elote Corn dip for my parents and friends. They paired so perfectly together, my mom couldn’t get enough of it.
Buy It Again?
I can tell you for certain that I will be buying this dip again! For as long as Trader Joe’s keeps it on its shelves I will be buying a little tub every trip I go.
There are so many ways to use this dip, but my top two choices are used as a dip with those Corn Chip Dippers and then used as a bonus layer in my Mexican Dip. Just for those two ways alone, I’ll definitely be buying more of this dip.
This dip is getting a 5 out of 5 carts from me because it was just so different and it was extremely delicious. It’s a real summertime dip that will have your friends and family wanting more!
Have you given this new dip from Trader Joe’s a try? Let us know what you think in the comments! What is your favorite way to enjoy this dip and your favorite chips to have with it?