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Small Batch Shallot Dip

You and your friends will love this Small Batch Shallot Dip. Golden-brown shallots are mixed together with rich sour cream and mayo to create a sweet and savory dip that’s perfect for small celebrations.
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail party, happy hour, holiday
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Makes: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup chopped shallots, about 3 large
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce


  • Heat olive oil over in a small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add shallot and salt and pepper and cook, medium heat stirring occasionally until shallots are browned about 12 minutes, deglazing the pan with water as needed.
  • Stir in garlic powder to the hot shallots. Allow too cool 5-10 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour or overnight and enjoy with chips!
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Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 447mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 244IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg