sour cream dip in a bowl surrounded by chips on a platter

Sour Cream Dip

The best Sour Cream Dip that is delicious, mild in flavor and always a crowd pleaser. It's the ultimate sour cream dip recipe for game day, summer get togethers and beyond! It makes a great vegetable dip or a sour cream chip dip!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword chip dip, dip, onion dip, sour cream chip dip, sour cream dip, sour cream dip recipe, vegetable dip
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 96 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1/3 c canola oil
  • 1 white onion minced
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 c sour cream
  • chives or green onion to garnish


  1. Warm oil in a skillet on medium-high.

  2. Add onion and salt, sauté and stir for 10 minutes.

  3. In a large bowl, fold onion into sour cream.

  4. Refrigerate covered 24 hours before serving.

  5. Optional: garnish with fresh chives or green onion.

Recipe Notes

Can substitute with grapeseed oil or in a pinch, olive or vegetable oil.

Can substitute with yellow onion.

Spice it up by adding thick flakes of black or red pepper to oil.

Nutrition Facts
Sour Cream Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 40mg2%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 119IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.