Save on Pinterest

Lake Charles Dip

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


1-1/2 cups

Updated: Apr. 16, 2022
Italian salad dressing mix gives this simply delicious dip its wonderful flavor. Serve it with fresh veggies or crackers for an easy appetizer. —Shannon Copley, Upper Arlington, Ohio
Lake Charles Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato
  • Optional: Assorted crackers, cucumber slices, julienned sweet red pepper and carrot sticks


  1. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise and dressing mix. Toss avocado with lemon juice; stir into sour cream mixture. Stir in tomato. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers and assorted vegetables as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 111 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Recommended Video

More from Taste of Home