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
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 96kcal
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


  • Warm oil in a skillet on medium-high.
  • Add onion and salt, sauté and stir for 10 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, fold onion into sour cream.
  • Refrigerate covered 24 hours before serving.
  • Optional: garnish with fresh chives or green onion.


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.


Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg