I was inspired by my family's classic spinach dip for this recipe. I added slowly caramelized onions for a hint of sweetness and depth of flavor. This dip is delicious with veggies or even potato chips.
Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper 
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • One 10-ounce box frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • Cut-up vegetables, for serving, optional
  • Chips, for serving, optional

Directions

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil. Stir in the onions and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook the onions, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool. 

Combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese and cayenne in a mixing bowl and mix vigorously until smooth. Add the onions and thawed and drained spinach and mix well. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper as necessary. 

Serve with cut-up vegetables or chips, if using.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Onion Dip

Bourbon Onion Dip

Recipe courtesy of Lee Anne Wong

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

How to Live to 100

7:30am | 6:30c

How to Live to 100

8:30am | 7:30c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Sweets

2:30pm | 1:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

3:30pm | 2:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

4:30pm | 3:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

5:30pm | 4:30c

Food's Greatest Hits

6:30pm | 5:30c

Top 5 Restaurants

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight
8pm | 7c
8:30pm | 7:30c
9pm | 8c
9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c
12am | 11c
12:30am | 11:30c
1am | 12c
1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c