There are few condiments as beloved as sour cream. The thick, white cream is the perfect dollop on a lot of dishes. You love sour cream for its tangy richness, but did you know it can also elevate other recipes, too? Check out these delicious ideas where sour cream is the secret ingredient, and prepare to be amazed.
The ultimate holiday side dish comes together thanks to sour cream, heavy cream, butter, garlic and seasonings. This simple accompaniment to any main dish is sure to have eaters begging for seconds. Delicious indeed.
This unique frosting is equally savory and rich as it is sweet. Simply mix sour cream, vanilla, unsalted butter and powdered sugar on low for a few minutes until well incorporated. Then, wait for your baked goods to cool to get frosting, but not before you try a taste! We love this on cupcakes and brownies, but it works on bar cookies or whatever you may dream up as well.
Who says sour cream just has to be in unhealthy dishes? This green-packed salad with shallots, chili, bacon, garlic, mushrooms and herbs is jazzed up with a buttermilk-sour cream-mayonnaise-bacon-garlic and onion powder dressing. So tasty you will not be thinking about all of the nutrients you are eating.
Cream cheese, sour cream, a shortbread crust, eggs, sugar and vanilla are all that is needed to make one decadent cheesecake. Top with blueberries, strawberries or a mix of both for an extra special treat. Hint: Warm up the eggs and cream cheese before adding them. This will ensure the texture is simple with which to work, and that the cheesecake will not crack upon serving.
This melty, toasty, ooey gooey sandwich idea is inspired by a sandwich eaten by the author in France. Cheese is sandwiched between buttery bread and cooked to a golden brown crisp. Pull it apart and see the cheese ooze. A must for lovers of grilled cheese and comfort food, butter, Dijon mustard, cheddar cheese and sour cream are topped with two slices of your favorite bread (we recommend white). All you need is 10 minutes to make this amazing meal. Serve with potato chips and roasted vegetables, or, let us be real here, French fries, for a fully realized meal. Savor it and dig in!
Enjoy these sour cream-filled recipes the next time you want to step up your food game. We bet your friends and family will not be able to tell, either. Gather around the table and savor in its added richness. You deserve to treat yourself!