Caramelized Onion-Goat Cheese Dip

Caramelized Onion-Goat Cheese Dip Recipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Pair Caramelized Onion-Goat Cheese Dip with radishes or other seasonal vegetables for the perfect pre-meal dish.


Serves: 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes
Chill: 24 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 230
Fat 21 g
Satfat 8 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Sodium 343 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large Vidalia or other sweet onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
Salt and pepper
6 ounces soft goat cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
Assorted crudités for serving


1. Warm oil in a heavy medium skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in onion; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Remove lid and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is deep golden brown, about 15 minutes longer. Transfer to a bowl and cool completely.

2. In a large bowl, whisk goat cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese and vinegar until smooth. Stir in onion and season with pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours to allow flavors to develop. Serve dip chilled or at room temperature with crudités.

March 2013
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