Tangy Sour Cream and Onion Dip

It's not a party without a dip recipe. This one gets its delectable creaminess from a combination of sour cream, Greek yogurt, and mayo.

Tangy Sour Cream and Onion Dip
Photo: Carson Downing
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • Pinch sugar

  • Pinch salt

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt

  • Black pepper

  • Crisp cooked bacon, crumbled, and/or fresh snipped chives (optional)


  1. In an 8-inch skillet heat oil over medium-low. Add onion, sugar, and salt. Cook about 15 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook 3 to 5 minutes more or until onions are golden and caramelized.

  2. Transfer onion mixture to a bowl; let cool 5 minutes. Stir in sour cream, mayonnaise, and yogurt. Season with black pepper. Chill at least 2 hours before serving or up to 24 hours. If desired, top with crumbled bacon and snipped chives. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

To Make Ahead

Dip can be made up to 24 hours ahead.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

113 Calories
11g Fat
2g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 113
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 33mg 1%
Folate, total 3.5mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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