Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + chilling


2 cups

Updated: Sep. 30, 2023
Perfect party fare, this five-ingredient dip is a treat on baked potatoes too. —Alisa Pirtle, Browns Valley, California
Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 crumbled blue cheese
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


  1. In a large skillet, saute shallots in oil until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook until deep golden brown, 25-30 minutes, 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.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without vegetables): 116 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.