Deliciously Tangy: Creative Ways To Use Sour Cream In Your Recipes

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1. Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients:

Leftover sour cream recipes
Leftover sour cream recipes

4 large potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
Salt and pepper to taste

Steps:

Boil the potatoes in a large pot of salted water until fork-tender, about 15-20 minutes.
Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
Add the sour cream, butter, chives, salt, and pepper to the potatoes.
Mash the potatoes until smooth and well combined.
Adjust seasoning to taste and serve hot.

2. Sour Cream and Onion Dip

Ingredients:

1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Steps:

In a bowl, mix together the sour cream, green onions, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
Stir well before serving as a dip for chips, veggies, or bread.

3. Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

Ingredients:

1 cup sour cream
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Zest of 1 lemon

Steps:

Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a loaf pan.
In a bowl, cream together the sugar, butter, and sour cream until light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and lemon zest.
Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to the wet ingredients.
Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let cool before slicing and serving.