Sour Cream and Onion Dip Recipe

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Best served with fish and chips

Want to enjoy Sour Cream and Onion Dip, but want to avoid dairy? This Sour Cream and Onion Dip is a great option. To make it dairy-free, we replaced sour cream with coconut cream. And we caramelized the onions to give the dip extra umami and sweetness. 

And since it's ready in just 20 minutes, you can whip it up anytime you need a dip to dunk your veggies in. 

This homemade dip also goes well with our Air Fryer Zucchini Chips.

What is sour cream dip made of?

Our sour cream dip is made of caramelized onions, coconut cream, and seasonings like sugar, salt, black pepper and garlic powder.

What flavor is sour cream?

Sour cream tastes milky and tart.

What can you use instead of sour cream?

You can use vegan sour cream, coconut cream, or vegan yogurt instead of sour cream.

Is sour cream just yogurt?

No, it's not. Sour cream is made by fermenting cream, while yogurt is made by fermenting milk. So, yogurt has a thinner consistency and contains less fat.

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Time & Serves

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Serves
8 persons.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil

  • 2 medium Onions, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

  • 1 1/2 cups Coconut Cream

  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

  • 3/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder

  •  1 teaspoon Green Onions, finely chopped for garnish (Optional)

Instructions

In a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat, add olive oil. Once hot, add onions, sugar, and salt and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring often.

Caramelize the onions.

Remove caramelized onions from frying pan and let cool.

Remove from the frying pan and let it cool.

To a large bowl, add cooled sautéed onions, coconut cream, black pepper, and garlic powder. Mix well.

combine sautéed onions, coconut cream, black pepper and garlic powder.

Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to cool.

Mix together and cover with plastic wrap. Place in fridge for 30 mins.

Remove from fridge and garnish with green onions. Serve with vegetables or chips.

garnish with green onions.
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Chigoziri Nwachuku
Author:

Cooking up health and flavor: Chichi's recipes redefine nutritious eating. Healthy food doesn’t have to taste bland!

More posts by Chigoziri Nwachuku