Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip Recipe
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Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

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Perfect party fare, this five-ingredient dip is a treat on baked potatoes, too. —Alisa Pirtle, Browns Valley, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
  • Assorted fresh vegetables

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without vegetables) equals 116 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 276 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute shallots in oil until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 25-30 minutes or until deep golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool to room temperature.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and sour cream. Stir in blue cheese and caramelized shallots. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with vegetables. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip in Taste of Home December/January 2012, p79

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Reviewed Jul. 6, 2015

"Made this for a bbq and everyone loved it. I sprinkled some crispy bacon on top at the last minute for some extra crunch."

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2011

"This was a huge hit at our family thanksgiving. I had pretzels, fresh veggies, and sliced baguette as dipping options."

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