Big Bite of Fresh Basil Dressing and Dip

(from kylerhea’s recipe box)

2 cups

Source: Farm Girl Fare

Categories: Dairy, July2013, Radishes, Sauces & Dips, Snacks & Appetizers


  • 3/4 cup organic sour cream (regular or low fat)
  • 1/2 cup organic yogurt (regular or low fat)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 teaspoon granulated onion (or onion powder)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup packed chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup packed chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh chives (or scallions), plus more for garnish
  • Milk or buttermilk for thinning


  1. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, granulated onion, salt, and pepper and mix well. Stir in the basil, parsley, and chives.

  2. Chill for at least two hours (or overnight) to allow the flavors to develop. Garnish with minced chives and serve with fresh raw vegetables, pretzels, or chips. For salad dressing, stir in enough milk or buttermilk until desired consistency.

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