Caramelized Onion Dip
This easy caramelized onion dip is made with onion, shallot, garlic, yogurt, and fresh chives. Try it for a healthy twist on the classic chip dip!
Servings: 16 people
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 shallot, diced
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme, still on stem
- 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste (if desired)
- 2 cloves garlic, diced
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 ½ cup plain Greek yogurt (whole milk)
- ¼ cup finely chopped fresh chives
Heat oil over low heat. Add the onions, shallot, thyme, and salt.
Cook on low heat until the onions begin to brown, stirring occasionally. (About 30 minutes.)
Add the garlic and cook 2-3 more minutes. Remove the thyme. Squeeze the lemon juice into the pot, and use a wooden spoon to scrape all the brown bits off the bottom of the pan.Allow the onions to cool to room temperature.
Optional (for a Creamy Dip): Add the onion mixture and yogurt to a food processor or blender and blend until creamy.
Stir in the chives.Refrigerate the dip at least 30 minutes before serving, or up to 3 days. Taste before serving and add more salt to taste if desired. Serve with vegetables, chips, or other side of choice.
Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg