1 hour 10 minutes
With a flavorful blend of green onion, garlic, lemon, and cayenne pepper all mixed in a creamy base, this green onion dip is a deliciously easy go-to appetizer.
‣ 1 teaspoon olive oil ‣ 5 green onions, chopped, plus more for garnish ‣ 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced ‣ 8 ounces cream cheese, softened ‣ 1 cup sour cream ‣ 1 teaspoon lemon juice ‣ 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper ‣ 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste ‣ 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste ‣ mild chips or veggies, for dipping
In a small skillet, heat the olive oil and cook the green onion and garlic until lightly charred (or to a doneness of your liking).
Transfer the cooked green onion and garlic to a food processor, as well as the cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, sea salt, and black pepper.
Blend everything together until smooth and creamy. Once done, chill the dip for about an hour so that the flavors can set in.