Savoury caramelized onion dip

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Makes

3 1/4 cups

Savoury caramelized onion dip

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

We infused classic French onion dip with umami flavours for a modern take.


Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon , finely chopped
  • 2 large sweet onions , chopped
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 4 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tbsp fried shallots , optional

Instructions

  • HEAT an extra-large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add bacon. Cook for 2 min, then add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are brown and soft, about 15 min. Stir in honey, oyster sauce and salt. Cook for 2 min, then remove from heat. Let cool at least 20 min.
  • STIR onion mixture and cilantro into sour cream in a medium bowl. Transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with fried shallots. Serve with crackers or crudités.
  • Make-ahead tip: Prepare onion mixture 1 day ahead. Stir onion mixture and cilantro into sour cream and garnish before serving.

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Nutrition (per tbsp)

  • Calories
  • 37,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 52 mg.