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Caramelized Onion-Potato Spread

Yield 22 servings (serving size: about 3 tablespoons)
This recipe makes more than four cups of spread; freeze any extra for later. Serve with crackers, baguette slices, breadsticks, or crudités as an hors d'oeuvre at the outset of your gathering.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 1/2 cups finely chopped onion
  • 1 pound peeled baking potato, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup canned navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 45
  • caloriesfromfat 10 %
  • fat 0.5 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 9.1 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 87 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 45 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.

  2. Place potato in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until very tender. Drain. Cool 5 minutes. Combine potato and beans in a large bowl; mash with a potato masher. Add onion, vinegar, salt, and pepper; stir well. Add yogurt and sour cream; stir until well blended. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.