Homemade seasoned sour cream onion flavored chip dip for tortilla chips, nachos, fries, crackers and veggies using onion powder, garlic and few other spices is super easy to make at home if you have sour cream and essential spices in your pantry! Just like this creamy scallion cream cheese dip or green onion dip, this sour cream onion flavored dip is simple to make at home but so delicious and so flavorful!
Seasoned sour cream and onion flavored dip makes great dip perfect for snacks like tortilla chips, fries, nachos, or vegetables like steamed broccoli, carrot sticks, cucumbers and more.
This sour cream onion dip is a simple onion flavored creamy dip flavored using dried onion powder but if you want more strong onion flavor, you may add little (about 1 tablespoon) dried minced onions or chopped fresh green onions or scallions as well!
Sour cream is creamy and tangy in taste and the addition of seasonings makes it perfect dip for snacks, that kids and adults will like!
More posts on sour cream in this blog includes greek yogurt substitute for sour cream, creamy cucumber salad with sour cream, instant pot mac and cheese with sour cream, sour cream substitute in baking, can you freeze sour cream etc!
If you want a quick, easy to put together creamy chip dip for your next holiday party or just for yourself & your family & friends, do try this easy to make seasoned sour cream dip.
The best thing about this tangy, creamy dip is that it only needs few spices that you usually have in your pantry.
Also, you may adjust the seasonings based on your preference.
In fact, seasoned sour cream is great with just salt, pepper, onion powder & garlic powder!
These are four ingredients I recommend adding to the sour cream, if you do not want to add a lot of other flavors or seasonings.
However, you can also add more spices & flavors as you like and you can adjust the flavors & seasoning always based on what you are planing to serve it with and also your personal preferences.
To make it even more flavorful, you can add ingredients like mayonnaise, olive oil, taco seasoning, sriracha hot sauce etc.
In this seasoned sour cream recipe, we make a simple, yet delicious seasoned sour cream dip which can be served with chips, fries or veggies.
As I mentioned, feel free to adjust the seasonings to suit your personal preference!
So here is how you can make easy, delicious homemade seasoned sour cream dip wth simple spices.
How to Make Seasoned Sour Cream And Onion Dip?
To make simple seasoned sour cream onion flavored dip, we use the following ingredients.
ingredients to make sour cream onion dip
sour cream 1 cup
onion powder ½ teaspoon
garlic powder ½ teaspoon
salt ¼ teaspoon (adjust to taste)
black pepper powder ½ teaspoon (more for topping, optional)
oregano powder ¼ teaspoon
dried basil powder ¼ teaspoon (more for topping, optional)
More optional add ons:
italian seasoning ½ teaspoon
red paprika ½ teaspoon
lemon juice 1 teaspoon
mayonnaise 1 tablespoon (or upto 2 tablespoons)
olive oil 1 tablespoon
taco seasoning 1 tablespoon (adjust to your preference)
sriracha hot sauce 1 teaspoon (adjust to preference)
dried minced onions 1 tablespoon
dried dill 1 teaspoon
dried parsley 1 teaspoon
Step by step instructions
Place the sour cream in a bowl and whisk well.
Add the salt and spice powders to the sour cream, mix well to combine evenly with the sour cream.
Top with little more black pepper powder and dried basil powder if desired.
Chill in the refrigerator for about half an hour, serve with chips, veggies etc as you like!
Variations - green onion sour cream seasoning, sour cream with taco seasoning & more
sour cream and green onion seasoning
Place the whisked sour cream in a bowl.
Add ½ tablespoon of onion powder, chopped green onions or scallions, salt (adjust to taste), 1 teaspoon garlic powder, mix well to combine, chill and serve.
sour cream taco seasoning dip
Place the whisked sour cream in a bowl.
Add 1 to 2 tablespoons (based on your preference) taco seasoning, mix well, chill and serve. Add salt, if needed.
spicy sour cream seasoning dip
Place the sour cream in a bowl and add salt and 1 tablespoon of hot sriracha sauce (may add little more if needed). Mix well, chill and serve!
Or you may add 1 teaspoon of paprika or black pepper powder for mildly spicy sour cream dip. Adjust the amounts & seasonings based on your preference.
How long does sour cream chip dip lasts in fridge?
You may store this in the refrigerator for about 3 to 4 days or for even upto a week depending on how fresh the sour cream you used to make the dip!
Can you freeze sour cream chip dip?
Yes, you may freeze this sour cream dip for longer storage but sour cream or sour cream dip may not retain a creamy, smooth texture once it is frozen just like may other dairy products.
The cream may separate and may look curdle once it is defrost or thawed in the refrigerator for later use.
You will need to run it through a food processor or blender for best results though it won't be exactly the same as before.
If you are fine with the texture change that could happen to the dip, you may store the sour cream dip in ice cube trays for individual portions, which will make it easier for later use, and you may store this for upto about two months time period if stored properly.
You can read more about freezing sour cream dips here!
Below you can get the recipe for seasoned sour cream onion flavored chip dip in detail.
Seasoned Sour Cream Onion Chip Dip For Tortilla Chips, Crackers
- 1 cup sour cream
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt adjust to taste
- ½ teaspoon black pepper powder more for topping, optional
- ¼ teaspoon oregano powder
- ¼ teaspoon dried basil more for topping, optional
- Place the sour cream in a bowl and whisk well.
- Add the salt and spice powders to the sour cream, mix well to combine evenly with the sour cream. Top with little more black pepper powder and dried basil powder if desired.
- Chill in the refrigerator for about half an hour, serve with chips, veggies etc as you like!
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