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Wow! Is that Caviar?

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"Much less expensive and much less time-consuming than it looks. You can buy a small jar of caviar in the canned-fish section of your supermarket for about 5 dollars. This will wow everyone at your next gathering."
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3 h 50 m servings 73
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. Spread the onion out on a paper towel set over a plate and place in the refrigerator to dry out a bit, about 30 minutes. Spread the chopped egg out on a decorative serving plate or other shallow dish. Refrigerate this too.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the cream cheese and sour cream. Remove the serving dish from the refrigerator, and sprinkle the onions over the eggs. Spoon the cream mixture over the onion layer, and carefully spread flat. Spread black caviar over one half of the top, and red caviar over the other half or if you are feeling creative, make a nice pattern. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 73 calories; 5.7 1.3 4.6 121 165 Full nutrition

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I was going to submit my similar recipe which we call Caviar Pie when I found "Wow! Is that Caviar?" This is a terrific dish to serve or take to parties, always wows them. A slight difference ...

I thought this was delicious. I served it at a family get-together. People were afraid to try it. "Fish eggs? We use that as bait here in Oregon!" A few suggestions: Use a piping bag, or t...

Wow is right! This recipe was so easy, and I took it to an open house last night and everyone went nuts over it. It was gone almost before anything else was even touched. I put it in a pretty...

Outstanding, it disappeared very quickly at our Christmas day party, with rave reviews by all. I made mine in a dish with three horizontal compartments. I put the layered caviar ingredients in...

Very delicious. My mom used to make this for cocktail parties back in the late eighties. She used a springform pan to make it and transport it, but when the sides were removed, it was very prett...

My guest liked this even those who weren't too sure about eating fish eggs. Recipe can be found on the package of caviar, so while not original, it's good to know that it is good.

Great recipe! Everyone that liked caviar really loved this!

I make this every year during the holidays. Everyone loves it. And it can be fun making different designs. I use small folded up pieces of aluminum foil as "bars" to design my shape, then add...

Wow! This looks amazing. Nice work!