Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke

Roasted Sweet Onion Dip

Serve this dip with pita chips or carrot sticks. Making the recipe a day ahead allows the flavors to meld.

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)


  • 2 none large Vidalia or other sweet onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 none whole garlic head
  • 1/3 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


Preheat oven to 425°.

Place onion in a large bowl; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Remove white papery skin from garlic head (do not peel or separate the cloves). Wrap in foil. Place onion and foil-wrapped garlic on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 1 hour; cool 10 minutes. Chop onion. Separate garlic cloves; squeeze to extract garlic pulp. Discard skins.

Combine onion, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, sour cream, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill 1 hour.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 66none
  • Calories from fat: 34%
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.3g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 308mg
  • Calcium: 42mg

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Roasted Sweet Onion Dip Recipe