Lake Charles Dip or Salad Dressing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Melissa Spangler

This can be used as a dip or salad dressing. I like to make this in the summertime with homegrown tomatoes. From the Cotton Country Collection. Best to use regular potato chips if served as dip.

Top Review by La Dilettante

What can I say? I got a copy of *Cotton Country* as a wedding present 33 years ago, and the page on which this dip recipe is printed is so soiled and smeared that I can hardly read it! Luckily, I've memorized it, and make it often in summer---but I double the veggies, and sometimes sub Greek yogurt for the sour cream. A classic, for sure! (Note: chopping a lot of fresh basil leaves does this delicious recipe no harm!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sour cream, Italian salad dressing mix, mayonnaise, tabasco and lemon juice together in glass bowl. Carefully fold in tomatoes and avocado. Chill before serving.

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