Caramelized Onion Dip

Posted: June 22

Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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The very thought of jammy, sweet, deeply golden-brown caramelized onions gets mouths watering around the world. What better place to put them than on some chips and crackers? Caramelized Onion Dip adds the beloved deep flavor to the classic creamy, savory party dip. Tangy, zesty, and with a hint of sweetness, Caramelized Onion Dip puts store-bought onion dips to shame. You're going to need a bigger bowl of chips.


• 2 tablespoons salted butter • 3 medium-size yellow onions, very thinly sliced • 2 teaspoons salt • 2 teaspoons sugar • 1/4 cup white wine, divided • 1 (12-ounce) package of sour cream • 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, softened • fresh parsley, to taste • soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce, optional, to taste


Step 1

On a nonstick skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter.

Step 2

Add the onions, salt, and sugar to the melted butter.

Step 3

Sauté until the onions are very translucent and starting to brown, stirring every few minutes, for about 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Pour 1 tablespoon of wine into the onion mixture, letting it sizzle out and stirring.

Step 5

Repeat until all the wine has been used.

Step 6

Continue cooking the onion mixture until the onions are deep golden brown in color and fragrant, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 7

Transfer the onions to a cutting board and coarsely chop.

Step 8

In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese and sour cream.

Step 9

Mix the onions and parsley into the cream cheese mixture.

Step 10

Taste for seasoning.

Step 11

Mix the soy sauce into the cream cheese mixture.

Step 12

Serve with chips, crackers, or veggies.

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