Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized onion adds a distinctive flavor this creamy dip - a perfect appetizer.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 11
 

Ingredients

1/4 cup butter or margarine
1
medium sweet onion, chopped
1
medium red onion, chopped
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1
cup sour cream
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Additional chopped fresh chives, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Cook onions in butter 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until very soft and light golden brown. Add vinegar; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix sour cream, cream cheese, 2 tablespoons chives, the salt and pepper. Stir in caramelized onions. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving time. Garnish with additional chives.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Cook onions in butter 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until very soft and light golden brown. Add vinegar; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix sour cream, cream cheese, 2 tablespoons chives, the salt and pepper. Stir in caramelized onions. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving time. Garnish with additional chives.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve the dip with pita chips or thick, salt and pepper kettle-cooked potato chips, and it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
151
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
239mg
239%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.