Caramelised Onion Dip

Caramelised Onion Dip

Prep: 20 Minutes Cook: 45 Minutes Chill: 4 Hours Stand: 30 Minutes


1 tbsp butter

1 tbsp olive oil

4 onions, halved and sliced ½ – inch thick

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

½ tsp cayenne pepper

2 cloves garlic, minced

220 gm sour cream

1 kg cream cheese, softened

½ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing Fresh Chives (optional)


  1. In a very skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat until the butter is melted. Add onions, salt and sugar. Now, reduce heat to medium low; cook for 40 to 50 minutes or until onions turn deep golden brown and caramelised, stirring occasionally.
  2. Transfer 1/3 cup of the onions to small airtight container; cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 3 days. Stir cayenne pepper and garlic into onions in the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes more. Remove from heat; cool slightly and coarsely chop the onions.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, use a potato masher to combine sour cream, softened cream cheese and mayonnaise. Now, stir in onion-garlic mixture. Then, transfer the mixture to an airtight container. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours before serving.
  4. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. Top the sour cream mixture with the 1/3 cup caramelised onions. If desired, garnish with chives. Serve with potato chips.

Makes: 10 Servings.

To Make Ahead: Place cooked onions and dip in separate airtight containers; cover. Chill the mixture for up to 3 days and serve as directed.Per Serving: 198 cal, 19 gm fat (7 gm sat fat), 30 mg chol, 357 mg sodium, 6 gm carb, 1 gm fibre, 2 gm pro.


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