Caramelized Onion Dip

Karry Hosford
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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Nutritional Information

Calories 30
Caloriesfromfat 54 %
Fat 1.8 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 3.3 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 53 mg
Calcium 11 mg

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Sharon Sanders,

March 2004