I love anything sour cream and onion, provided you can actually taste the sour creaminess. When I saw the Limited Edition Sour Cream and Onion Doritos I couldn’t resist buying a bag. I’ve had sour cream flavored tortilla chips before and because of the corn taste you really need a lot of sour cream powder to cut through the corn flavor.
Unfortunately, this Dorito flavor just doesn’t do anything for me. I love their nacho cheese flavor, and ranch is pretty good. There was just no discernible sour cream and onion flavoring in these Sour Cream and Onion Doritos! It was like watered down ranch. If there was any taste other than corn chip, it was barely detectable. In fact, I threw out most of the rest of the bag because I didn’t want to waste my calories on this travesty of a flavor.
Looking at the ingredient list you can immediately see why the flavor was so weak. Cheddar cheese, Whey, MSG, corn starch, and tomato powder come before sour cream. If you’re looking for sour cream and onion flavor, look elsewhere and stick with other Dorito flavors.
For sour cream and onion tortilla chips, make yourself some onion dip and get some unflavored tortilla chips. You’ll save yourself the disappointment.