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5 from 3 votes

Caramelized Onion Dip

A quick and healthy Caramelized Onion Dip that's made with Greek yogurt and of course, caramelized onions. Serve it with carrots, cauliflower or your favorite crackers for an easy appetizer. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: caramelized onion dip, onion dip
Servings: 8
Calories: 96kcal
Author: Erin

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet or yellow onions sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter or more
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 2 tbsp chives chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Thinly slice the onions, then place them into a large, deep skillet, along with the butter and olive oil.
  • Turn heat to medium-low. Once the butter melts, reduce the heat to low and cook the onions on low for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally until they're soft and golden brown.
  • While onions are caramelizing, chop the chives and set aside and place yogurt in a bowl.
  • Once the onions are *almost* perfect, add the spinach to the skillet and sauté for 1-2 minutes until it's wilted. Transfer the mixture to the bowl with the yogurt and stir to combine.
  • Add chopped chives, salt and pepper and enjoy!

Notes

*Calories are per serving and are an estimation 
*If the onions seem to be browning too quickly, add 1-2 tbsp additional butter and reduce heat even lower, stirring a little more frequently. 
*To make this vegan: use dairy-free butter and dairy-free yogurt instead of Greek yogurt

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1176IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1mg