French Onion Dip

Caramelizing the onion adds a sweet taste to a homemade dip served with vegetables or chips.


French Onion Dip

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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia or Walla Walla)
  • 2   tablespoons 
    butter or margarine
  • 1  8  ounce carton 
    dairy sour cream
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper
  • 4   teaspoons 
    snipped fresh chives
  •  
    Milk (optional)
  •  
    Fresh chives (optional)
  •  
    Chips
  •  
    Sliced fresh vegetables
Directions
1.
Cook onion in butter or margarine in a medium skillet about 5 minutes or until tender; cool.
2.
Combine cooked onion, sour cream, salt, black pepper, and red pepper in a blender container or food processor bowl. Cover and blend or process until nearly smooth. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in snipped chives. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.
3.
Before serving, stir in a little milk, if necessary, to make of dipping consistency. If desired, garnish with fresh chives. Serve with chips and/or sliced vegetables. Makes about 1-1/2 cups.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 33, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 7, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 1, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 97, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 36, Potassium (mg) 29, calcium (mg) 10, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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