Took 45 minutes (not 20) for the onions to properly caramelize, but the wait was well worth it. Excellent dip.
Caramelized Onion Dip
Caramelizing the onions by cooking them slowly brings out their naturally sweet flavor. Make this recipe ahead so the flavors can blend and mellow. Serve with pita chips.
Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 30
- Calories from fat: 54%
- Fat: 1.8g
- Saturated fat: 0.5g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
- Protein: 0.7g
- Carbohydrate: 3.3g
- Fiber: 0.5g
- Cholesterol: 3mg
- Iron: 0.1mg
- Sodium: 53mg
- Calcium: 11mg
- Cooking spray
- 3 cups chopped onion (about 2 medium)
- 3 tablespoons low-fat sour cream, divided
- 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) block-style 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
- 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
- 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Dash of ground red pepper
- Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool.
- Combine 1 tablespoon sour cream and cream cheese, stirring well. Add remaining sour cream, mayonnaise, and remaining ingredients, and stir well to combine. Stir in onion. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
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