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Caramelised Onion Dip

Caramelised Onion Dip

Caramelised Onion Dip
5th March, 2017

This a fairly new dip I've introduced my family to and its based on a dip I used to enjoy as a kid in the US

If you want spice it up a tad more then just increase the amount of cayenne


  • 1 onion, halved and cut into quarters
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 50g butter
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 60g Cream Cheese
  • 60 ml Sour Cream
  • 60g Mayo


    Cut the onion in half and then slice each half into quarters

    Warm the oil in the pan anf then add the butter to melt

    Add the onions to the frying pan and fry for about 2 minutes on a medium heat

    Sprinkle over the Cayenne pepper and sugar and stir in with the onions and fry for another 10 minutes

    Turn the heat down and let the onions slowly carmelise for another 20 minutes

    Remove from the heat and let cool

    Once cool, add the onions to a food processor and blitz to a puree

    Add the cream cheese, sour cream and mayo and pulse a few times until mixed and smooth

    Decant into a bowl, clink film an place in the fridge

    Serve with crudites, salted nachos or pretzels