Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This comes from the most recently published edition of "The Joy of Cooking." I make it a lot lately because I'm on a low carb diet. I love this stuff, it's like Ranch dressing kicked up a few notches!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together in a small bowl or combine in a blender the olive oil and sour cream.
  2. Add and whisk together or blend to combine the lime juice, cilantro, chili powder and cumin.
  3. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
  4. Use immediately or cover and refrigerate.


Most Helpful

I made this dip and served it at our Memorial Day cook-out. Intensely spiced flavor that made an excellent dip for chips and veggies. Thanks yooper, for sharing your recipe.

ainsleydoll May 27, 2003

Nice one! A creamy chili cilantro vinaigrette, which is as good as the chili powder you use.

rosslare October 15, 2014

I used this as a sauce for leftover beef and it was a big hit! I had to substitute the lime for vinegar because hubby is on Atkin's and can't have fruit right now. Mixed this sauce with chunks of cooked sirloin, added just a little minced pickled jalapenos, and heated it. His first response was, "Mmmmmmmmm!" (guess he didn't want to stop eating to give much more of a review at that point.) Thanks for making me look good around here, yooper!

yogi September 16, 2003

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