Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

Football season is upon us. Even Oliver is ready. Don’t ask me how he became a Packers fan…that would have to do with Brandon. It’s all Vikings for me.

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In my world, football season means lots of snack ideas are a must for all of the gatherings that go hand-in-hand with watching the games. This year, we are hosting a group of guys for a fantasy football draft. Chips and dip are a must. Instead of store bought dip, I opted to try to make my own. I am no food snob…if I need a snack, I will definitely eat that delicious french onion dip that you find by the sour cream. However, when I am hosting, I like to make as many things homemade as I can.

Start by sauteing chopped onion and garlic in oil and butter.

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Keep cooking them on low until they are caramelized. This can around 30 minutes. Once the onions are caramelized, add Worcestershire sauce and seasonings.

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Remove the onions from the heat and let cool. Combine softened cream cheese with yogurt using a hand mixer. When it is a smooth, combined mixture, stir in the onions.

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Refrigerate until it’s time to serve. Serve with thick cut or ripple potato chips.

Caramelized Onion Dip

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 medium white or yellow onions, chopped
  • 2 close garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt (can add more to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp dry thyme (leave out if you don’t like thyme)
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire
  • 1 brick (8 oz) softened cream cheese
  • 2 cups plain, non-fat Greek yogurt

Directions

  • Chop the onions and garlic.
  • Heat oil and butter in a skillet.
  • Add the onions and garlic and cook over medium low for about 30 minutes, until they are caramelized.
  • When the onions have caramelized, add Worcestershire and all seasonings. Stir to combine and then remove onions from heat. Cool completely.
  • Using a hand mixer, combine the softened cream cheese and Greek yogurt until it is a smooth, combined mixture.
  • Gently stir in the onions.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Enjoy!

Jessica



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