25 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 16
  • 4 Rating Star 6
  • 3 Rating Star 2
  • 1 Rating Star 1

This is the ultimate recipe for a low-sodium, rich, savory, tangy and slightly sweet onion dip.

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
24
Max Servings:
24
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Melt the butter with the olive oil in a shallow skillet over medium heat; cook the onion in the butter and oil until translucent. Season with salt, pepper, basil, paprika, tarragon, and brown sugar. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir until the onions have softened and caramelized, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

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  • Mix the goat cheese and sour cream together in a bowl; stir the onions into the mixture.

Nutrition Facts

78.14 calories; 1.26 g protein; 1.85 g carbohydrates; 0.18 g dietary-fiber; 0.4 g sugars; 7.46 g fat; 4 g saturated-fat; 13.21 mg cholesterol; 253.04 IU vitamin-a-iu; 0.32 mg niacin-equivalents; 0.02 mg vitamin-b6; 0.76 mg vitamin-c; 3.99 mcg folate; 37.04 mg calcium; 0.15 mg iron; 4.14 mg magnesium; 53.46 mg potassium; 70.73 mg sodium; 0.01 mg thiamin; 67.17 calories-from-fat; 9 percent-of-calories-from-carbs; 84 percent-of-calories-from-fat; 6 percent-of-calories-from-protein; 45 percent-of-calories-from-sat-fat


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Anonymous
08/16/2010
This is really good! I am having a "chip and dip" bar at my wedding and I wanted an onion dip that was fancier than what you usually see. This fit the bill perfectly! I made it to take to a wine party and it was well received! My friends were dipping EVERYTHING in this including sausage! I didn't have basil so I omitted it. I diced the onions because I figured people wouldn't want big pieces of onions when dipping and it was the perfect consistency. I tried the onions after caramelizing them and they were fabulous! You could use just the onions to top steaks or veggies or whatever you wanted to put onions on/add onions to! The goat cheese gave a good creamy consistency but since I will be making this for a lot of people I think I am going to sub cream cheese for the goat cheese and use a mixer to briefly blend the sour cream and cream cheese.
(10)

Most helpful critical review

Anonymous
08/21/2012
I really wanted to like this but the flavors just tasted odd together.
(1)
25 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 16
  • 4 Rating Star 6
  • 3 Rating Star 2
  • 1 Rating Star 1
Anonymous
08/16/2010
This is really good! I am having a "chip and dip" bar at my wedding and I wanted an onion dip that was fancier than what you usually see. This fit the bill perfectly! I made it to take to a wine party and it was well received! My friends were dipping EVERYTHING in this including sausage! I didn't have basil so I omitted it. I diced the onions because I figured people wouldn't want big pieces of onions when dipping and it was the perfect consistency. I tried the onions after caramelizing them and they were fabulous! You could use just the onions to top steaks or veggies or whatever you wanted to put onions on/add onions to! The goat cheese gave a good creamy consistency but since I will be making this for a lot of people I think I am going to sub cream cheese for the goat cheese and use a mixer to briefly blend the sour cream and cream cheese.
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Anonymous
01/20/2010
this recipe was delicious and so easy to make! instead of sour cream i used plain nonfat greek yogart. i did this behind my yogart-hating husbands back b/c had he known he'd never had eaten it! but we ate it with some wheat crisps (trader joe's version of wheat thin) and it was lovely!
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kimmydeshon
06/17/2009
DH LOOOOOVES caramelized onions so I had to try this. Soooo good! He doesn t like basil so much so I left that out and it needed more than a pinch of brown sugar. I put in about a teaspoon. Very yummy with a veggie tray.
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Vanessa
12/27/2010
This was ok. I would recommend dicing the onions cause it was a little hard to eat with the long slices on onion. I felt like it was missing something though needed a little more oomph.
(5)
Kelly
02/10/2010
This dip was delicious- tangy sweet savory and perfect for a party. I made a double batch but did not use quite 5 cups of sour cream as the double batch called for- I only used about 4 since I felt that any more would have made it too bland.
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Anonymous
12/04/2009
This didnt last long. Next time a double batch. I 2x the paprika.
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KosherHottie
12/09/2011
It was a little bland so I added a little bit more of the spices but overall this is a great new dip. I love how it uses goat cheese very different.
(3)
Denise W
06/15/2009
I made this for a group event. I diced the onions. Also added a little cumin for a smokey flavor in the back ground. Everyone loved it.
(3)
Cindy Buckley Wuerdeman
01/07/2010
Great change from the usual ranch dip. Make sure your onion is really big or this is too much oil. I think I will use less oil next time as I ended up draining the oil and squeezing in paper towel to remove excess oil. I did not think there was enough goat cheese flavor so I added more goat cheese. But with the small changes I found this really good and a nice change. Will definitely make again when I have a raw veggie tray.
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