Sour Cream-Dill Sauce



Published by Chronicle

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

This herb sauce is a natural with seafood and vegetables such as asparagus, fennel, artichokes, and potatoes. Store dill in the refrigerator like a bouquet, the stems immersed in a glass of water and the fronds covered with a plastic bag. It will keep nicely for a week or two.



Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Dietary Considerationvegetarian

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Texturecreamy, herby, savory

Type of Dishdipping sauce, seafood sauce


  • 1 cup regular or reduced-fat (not nonfat) sour cream
  • ΒΌ cup minced fresh dill
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Salt and white pepper


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the sour cream, dill, garlic, parsley; and lemon juice. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.

  2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 4 days.


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