Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip


We’re big on buffalo sauce here at The Nutrition Insider! This healthy buffalo chicken dip is a classic make-ahead dip for the Super Bowl (which happens to be right around the corner) but you certainly don’t need to be a sports fan to try this recipe.

The chicken in this low-calorie buffalo chicken dip can be prepared any way you would normally prepare your chicken: roasted, slow-cooked, or boiled all work fine here. 

This recipe can be scaled up to suit your crowd but we’re pretty confident that you won’t have leftovers no matter how much you make. 

We use Primal Kitchen for our buffalo sauce needs and though we do highly recommend it, use whichever fits your taste. 

Happy snacking!

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo chicken dip is a savory and creamy dip that can be paired with veggies, chips, or crackers. Ingredients are combined, placed in an oven-safe baking dish, topped with cheese (yum) and ready to serve. We consider our dip “healthy” because we use greek yogurt and cottage cheese for bonus protein instead of classic cream cheese typically used in this dip recipe.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 277 kcal


  • 2 cups shredded chicken, cooked
  • 1 cup nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1.5 cups cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup small curd cottage cheese
  • ½ cup Primal Kitchen’s Buffalo Sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • In a medium bowl, add all ingredients besides ½ cup of cheddar cheese.
    add all ingredients besides ½ cup of cheddar cheese
  • Mix thoroughly until combined.
    Mix thoroughly until combined
  • Pour dip into a glass 8×8 pan.
    pour dip into a glass 8x8 pan
  • Top with remaining cheddar cheese.
    Top with remaining cheddar cheese
  • Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes.
  • Serve with kettle chips, veggies, or your choice.
    serve with chips, veggies, or your own choice


You can cook the chicken in a slow cooker, instant pot, you can boil it or use a rotisserie chicken (that’s what we used).
Leftovers (if any) can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
To reheat, microwave for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese melts.


Serving: 1personCalories: 277kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 28gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 1080mgPotassium: 233mgSugar: 2gVitamin A: 394IUCalcium: 308mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Buffalo Sauce, Chicken, Dip
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