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Caramelized Onion Dip

When onion dip from a box just won't do... Caramelized Onion Dip made with Greek yogurt is a sure-fire to impress your guests!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword caramelized onion dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 67kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 yellow onions large - chopped
  • 1 shallot large - chopped
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt I used nonfat
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tbsp chives minced
  • 1 tbsp parsley minced
  • assorted chips, pretzels, and vegetables for dipping


  • Drizzle olive oil in a heavy bottomed skillet.
  • Add onions and shallots. Sprinkle salt over the top and cook over medium-low heat for 25-30 minutes or until onions and shallots are soft and caramel in color. Make sure to stir frequently, ever few minutes or so.
  • Stir in garlic and continue cooking until garlic becomes fragrant.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. (Refrigerate if you're in a hurry.)
  • Stir in Greek yogurt and sour cream. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.


Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg