Sour Cream and Onion Dip

Sour Cream and Onion Dip Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr
Serve this creamy dip with carrot and celery batons, sliced bell pepper, or pita chips.


Serves 12 (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 67
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 3.6 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 139 mg
Calcium 29 mg


1 teaspoon canola oil
2 cups finely chopped sweet yellow onion (about 1 onion)
1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup canola mayonnaise
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives, divided
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper


1. Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, garlic, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 6 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool onion mixture slightly.

2. Combine sour cream, mayonnaise, 1 1/2 tablespoons chives, pepper, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add onion mixture; stir well. Top with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons chives.