Skip the standard onion-soup-mix dip and serve up this healthy caramelized onion and curry dip recipe along with your favorite chips or some crudités.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2015


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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to color, 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes more. Add water, curry powder, garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring constantly, until the spices are very fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute.

  • Transfer the onions to a large bowl and let cool for 10 minutes. Whisk in sour cream, cream cheese and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.


Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

46.7 calories; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 1.9g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 0.7g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 1.9g 9% DV; cholesterol 9.5mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 99.2IU 2% DV; vitamin c 0.9mg 2% DV; folate 4.4mcg 1% DV; calcium 23.7mg 2% DV; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 3.3mg 1% DV; potassium 44.1mg 1% DV; sodium 115.4mg 5% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.

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Fabulous dip! Especially good with cucumbers. Made it one day ahead. The curry enhances the flavor but doesn't overpower. Read More