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The best recipe for caramelized onion dip is yours to download and keep. I’ve been saving this recipe for about six months so I could post it this week just before the big football game when all the guys and a lot of gals too, will be sitting around watching the big game… What game? The SUPERBOWL of course!! The truth is, I’m not much of a football fan, but I do like a good party with food and drink. This recipe is my contribution to the party. The internet is full of recipes for dip and appetizers to nibble on while watching the game and this the best caramelized onion dip recipe is there is!
Do you remember when people mixed sour cream with onion soup mix to whip up a quick snacking dip, and then they ate it with potato chips? Maybe you still even do that. If you want to eat healthy and unclog your arteries, the old dip is out and caramelized onion dip is in. Your guests will never know that it’s made with yogurt and tofu; all they taste is great flavor. And to make it ever healthier, throw out the bag of chips and cut up some vegetables and stack them around the dip.
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- 2 large yellow onions, finely chopped
- 2 ½ tablespoons olive oil
- 4 ounces non-fat Greek yogurt
- 4 ounces tofu, silken or medium firm
- ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 4 teaspoons dried, unsalted chopped onion flakes
- 1 tablespoon chives, or thinly sliced scallion for garnish (optional)
- Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil to a skillet with the onions and sauté until they are caramelized. Add the other ½ tablespoon olive oil when the onions are light golden brown, and continue cooking them until they are a nice caramel color. This will take about 50 to 60 minutes. Let them cool for a few minutes before adding to the other ingredients.
- Place the tofu in a food processor and blend for 7 seconds. Add the Greek yogurt, salt, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper and blend until smooth.
- Place the tofu mix in a mixing bowl and add the sautéed onions along with the dried chopped onion flakes. Stir well and then place the dip a serving bowl and garnish with the finely sliced chives. Serve with veggies and crackers.
Weight Watchers Points: 2 per serving. There are 6 servings.