• (1 Tbsp.) extra-virgin olive oil
  • (4 cups) onion, chopped
  • (3/4 tsp.) salt
  • (14 oz. can) reduced-sodium beef broth, or 1 3/4 cups mushroom broth
  • (2 tsp.) onion powder
  • (2 Tbsp.) distilled white vinegar
  • (1 cup) reduced-fat sour cream
  • (1/3 cup) nonfat plain yogurt



Healthier Homemade Onion Dip

A cool and creamy dip with caramelized onions.

Preparation Time

About 25 minutes (plus 30 minutes chilling)

Cook Time

About 40 minutes


  1. 1Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. When hot, add onions and salt. Cook 6-10 minutes,
    stirring often.
  2. 2Stir in broth, scraping up bits the bottom of the pan. Simmer 10-20 minutes, or until liquid is almost
  3. 3Lower heat to medium-low and cook 5-8 minutes, until onions are browned. Add onion powder and vinegar, cook another 1-2 minutes. Set aside off heat.
  4. 4In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, yogurt and cooled onion mixture. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes and

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 82
  • Total Fat 5 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 8 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 203 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Dips and Spreads

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Red Meat, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.