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Classic French Onion Dip Appetizer

This classic appetizer needs to resume its pride of place at our dinner parties
French Onion Dip

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This rich French appetizer, served simply with potato chips, is the perfect cocktail accompaniment.           

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 yellow onions, sliced into 1/4 inch thick rings
  • 2 large shallots, sliced into 1/8 inch thick rings
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Cups sour cream
  • 1 Cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Chives, finely chopped, for garnish
  • Potato chips, for serving

Directions

In a large sauté pan set over a medium-high heat, melt the butter. When the butter starts to sizzle, add the onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15-20 minutes, until golden-brown. Add the shallots and cook for 8-10 minutes, until they are dark brown. Add the garlic, and sauté for 2 more minutes. Remove pan from the heat, and let cool for 5 minutes. Chop the onion mixture into ¼ inch pieces. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

In a large bowl, mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, celery salt, Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon ground black pepper. Fold in the onion mixture. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Garnish with chives and serve with potato chips.
 

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving367
Total Fat37g56%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated12g59%
Cholesterol49mg16%
Protein2g4%
Carbs9g3%
Vitamin A126µg14%
Vitamin B120.2µg2.8%
Vitamin B60.2mg7.9%
Vitamin C5mg8%
Vitamin D0.3µg0.1%
Vitamin E0.4mg1.8%
Vitamin K4µg5%
Calcium85mg9%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)17µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)17µg4%
Iron0.6mg3.2%
Magnesium15mg4%
Monounsaturated9gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.2mg0.8%
Phosphorus91mg13%
Polyunsaturated14gN/A
Potassium212mg6%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg6.8%
Sodium334mg14%
Trans0.1gN/A
Zinc0.4mg2.5%
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