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Caramelized Onion Dip

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"You will never use onion soup mix again to make dip."
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1 h 38 m servings 160
Original recipe yields 12 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Heat oil in a skillet over low heat; stir in onion. Cook and stir until onion is soft but not browned, 20 to 30 minutes. Increase heat to high, add butter, and sprinkle sugar over onions. Cook and stir frequently until onion is very tender and dark brown, 8 to 10 minutes more. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  2. Combine sour cream, yogurt, and mayonnaise together in a bowl; season with salt and black pepper. Mince cooled onions on a cutting board; stir onions into sour cream mixture. Store in refrigerator to allow flavors to blend, at least 1 hour.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • I use the freezer to cool my onions more quickly.
  • Reserve a few of the caramelized onions to garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 160 calories; 14.7 5.8 1.9 18 104 Full nutrition

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6.5.16 Caramelized onions are so sweet on their own, I’m not convinced you need this much sugar (but then, I’m not into really sweet food these days). I’ll start with half the amount next tim...

So true......I will never make dry onion soup packet onion dip again. This is sooooo yummy.....its like candy! Serve with Cape Cod Kettle cooked potatoe chips....yummmmmmy!