Caramelized Onion Dip

caramelized-onion-dip Photo: Levi Brown


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 sliced medium onions (about 4 1/2 cups), divided
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain reduced-fat (2%) Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sherry or red-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium. Add onions, sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook, partially covered and stirring occasionally until deep golden and tender (about 25 minutes). Reserve 1 tablespoon onions; set aside. Allow caramelized onions to cool; coarsely chop.

2. In a medium bowl, combine chopped onions with yogurt, nutmeg, vinegar, and Worcestershire. Top with reserved onions.

    Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 25 minutes; Total time: 35 minutes.
  • Yield: Makes 5 servings (serving size: about 1/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 85
Fat per serving: 3.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.3g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 12g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 2mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 134mg
Calcium per serving: 40mg

Good to Know

This mouth-watering dip is chalk-full of flavor from the nutmeg, Greek yogurt and Worcestershire sauce.