Caramelized Onion and Garlic Dip Recipe- Sweet and savory at the same time, Caramelized Onion and Garlic Dip is the perfect appetizer to bring to your holiday party!

Caramelized Onion Dip

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramelized onion dip
Prep Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12
Calories: 175 kcal
Sweet and savory at the same time, Caramelized Onion and Garlic Dip is the perfect appetizer to bring to your holiday party!
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Ingredients

  • Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips
  • 2 sweet onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 12 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Dash of cayenne
  • Cut chives for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Using the 2 sweet onions, butter and sugar, follow instructions on how to caramelize onions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 400 degrees. Wrap individual garlic cloves in aluminum foil and set on a baking sheet. Roast for 15-30 minutes, or until soft.
  3. Remove papery flesh of garlic cloves and mash "meat" in a separate bowl.
  4. In the bowl of stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, blend together cream cheese, sour cream, fine sea salt, ground black pepper, mashed roasted garlic and cayenne. Beat until well mixed and creamy.
  5. By hand, fold in caramelized onions and pecans. Serve at room temperature with Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and tell us how it was!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate leftovers, but allow to stand at room temperature before serving again.

Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Onion Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Potassium 140mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 9.4%
Vitamin C 3.7%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 2.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.