We tried Utz Ripples Fried Dill Pickle Potato Chips. Here's what we thought of these vegan pickle-flavored chips.
We ate Utz Ripples Fried Dill Pickle Chips!
Dave and I have been on a bit of a chip journey, which was kicked off when we learned that Sweet Chili Doritos are vegan. That journey really intensified over the past year, and Utz Ripples Fried Dill Pickle Potato Chips were another stop on that adventure.
Don't confuse these dill pickle-flavored chips with the Utz Grillos Pickle Chips. Those are not ruffled, though they do have a similar flavor.
Like the name implies, these are ruffled chips that are seasoned with dill and vinegar. They've also got a light sweetness to them.
We got these chips on our first day at the beach and busted into the bag that very day at lunch.
As usual, our opinions on these differed a bit.
Dave absolutely loved them. He felt like the flavor was just the right amount of vinegary for him. In fact, he loved them so much that he ate himself ill on them.
I thought that they were fine. For me, they were a little bit bland. I prefer a vinegar chip that's in your face about it. This was more a whisper of vinegar.
Texture-wise, these were great! They were nice and crunchy, just like you'd expect from a ruffled chip.
If you like a bit of tart but feel like salt and vinegar chips are too much, you'll probably love these. For vinegar-chasers like me, you'll probably prefer something like a Lay's Dill Pickle Chip.
Are they vegan?
Yes! While not all salt and vinegar-style chips are vegan, Utz Fried Dill Pickle Chips are!
Here's the full ingredients list:
Potatoes, Cottonseed Oil, Salt, Sugar, Maltodextrin, Vinegar Powder (Maltodextrin, White Distilled Vinegar, Modified Corn Starch), Yeast Extract, Citric Acid, Onion Powder, Natural Flavors, Garlic Powder, Dill Weed, Spices
No milk powder, classic ruiner of chips, here.
Where to find them
These was a time when Utz was a regional brand, mostly available in the Northeast United States. But now you can find Utz chips in stores all over the world.
We got our bag of Utz Ripples Pickle Chips at Harris Teeter, which is a mostly Southeastern US chain, and you most likely find them at grocery stores and convenience stores near you, too.
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