Three-Lily Dip and Vegetables Three-Lily Dip and Vegetables

Author: Canadian Living

Three members of the lily family - onion, garlic and chives - become the basis of this creamy mild dip. Cooking tames and brings out their mild, sweet flavour. (From the "Pool Party Barbecue" menu in the August 2005 issue of Canadian Living Magazine.)

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2005




In large skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat; fry onion, garlic, salt and pepper until onion is softened, about 5 minutes. Scrape into bowl; let cool.

Add mayonnaise, sour cream and chives to bowl; stir to blend. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

Garnish: Sprinkle with chives. Serve with vegetables.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 209 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 104.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g


  • Iron 4.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Vitamin A 30.0
  • Vitamin C 93.0
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Three-Lily Dip and Vegetables