Sour cream and chive dip

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Recipe review

Simple is best

4.8/5 This is so simple and easy and jazzes up any meal needing a dip or two. Jerry, aka Chef (talk)

Sour cream and chive dip
Sour cream and chive dip
Servings:1 pot
Calories per serving:241
Ready in:3 minutes
Prep. time:3 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:Chef
First published:31st January 2013
A neat way to serve dips!

This dip goes really well with baked potatoes but is equally good for dipping crunchy vegetables.

The flower heads are spectacular and taste as good as, if not better than, the green chives.

For a really stunning presentation, serve the dip in a deseeded bell pepper that has had the top sliced off. You can also serve carrot sticks in them (see photo, right).


Printable 🛒 shopping list & 👩‍🍳 method for this recipe

  • 125 ml sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 3 chive flower heads


  1. Mix the sour cream into a bowl
  2. Stir in the chopped chives
  3. Crumble two of the flower heads into florets and sprinkle these over the top
  4. Garnish with the remaining flowerheads

Serving suggestions

Refrigerate until use. Serve chilled.


Add in 2 cloves of garlic (peeled and crushed) together with a little lemon juice.

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