Caramelized Onion Dip
Recipe from Family Circle

Onion, cooked until soft, golden, and sweet, gives this low-fat appetizer dip an extraordinary flavor. For a healthy snack that's ready when you are, make an extra batch and keep in the refrigerator with cut up vegetables.


Caramelized Onion Dip

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Yield: 1 cup
Prep Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   
    large sweet onion
  • 1   tablespoon 
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    dried thyme
  • 1/2  cup 
    light mayonnaise
  • 1  8  ounce carton 
    reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 6   cups 
    cut-up raw vegetables, such as carrots, sweet green and red peppers, zucchini, broccoli and cauliflower, for dipping
Directions
1.
Cut onion in half, then thinly slice. Cut the slices in half. Heat oil in a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions and thyme to pan and cook, covered, stirring occasionally for 25 minutes, or until golden-brown. Remove cover, cook 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
2.
While onions cook, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, salt and pepper.
3.
Once onions have cooled, stir into mayonnaise mixture and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with raw vegetables.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 32, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 53, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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