Finger Lickin' Onion Dip

Finger Lickin' Onion Dip

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Color Fell
Recipe by  Color Fell

“This is the ultimate recipe for a low-sodium, rich, savory, tangy and slightly sweet onion dip.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 3 cups



  1. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a shallow skillet over medium heat; cook the onion in the butter and oil until translucent. Season with salt, pepper, basil, paprika, tarragon, and brown sugar. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir until the onions have softened and caramelized, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Mix the goat cheese and sour cream together in a bowl; stir the onions into the mixture.

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this recipe was delicious and so easy to make! instead of sour cream i used plain, nonfat greek yogart. i did this behind my yogart-hating husbands back, b/c had he known, he'd never had eaten it! but we ate it with some wheat crisps (trader joe's version of wheat thin) and it was lovely!



This is really good! I am having a "chip and dip" bar at my wedding, and I wanted an onion dip that was fancier than what you usually see. This fit the bill perfectly! I made it to take to a wine party and it was well received! My friends were dipping EVERYTHING in this, including sausage! I didn't have basil so I omitted it. I diced the onions because I figured people wouldn't want big pieces of onions when dipping and it was the perfect consistency. I tried the onions after caramelizing them, and they were fabulous! You could use just the onions to top steaks or veggies or whatever you wanted to put onions on/add onions to! The goat cheese gave a good, creamy consistency but since I will be making this for a lot of people, I think I am going to sub cream cheese for the goat cheese and use a mixer to briefly blend the sour cream and cream cheese.



This was ok. I would recommend dicing the onions cause it was a little hard to eat with the long slices on onion. I felt like it was missing something though, needed a little more oomph.

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Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 78 cal
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 7.5 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs
  • 1.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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