Tonja’s Table Thanksgiving Starter—Caramelized Onion Dip & Chips

  • Author: Tonja


    3 Tbls. butter
    2 Tbls. extra virgin olive oil
    3 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced
    1/4 – 1/2 cup white wine (as needed)
    1 cup sour cream
    1/2 cup mayonnaise
    8 oz. cream cheese, softened
    1 Tbls. parsley, minced
    1/2 tsp. garlic powder
    2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
    1 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
    1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
    Potato chips, for serving


Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced onions, salt and pepper, and cook, stirring frequently until translucent and starting to color, about 10 minutes.  Turn the heat down to medium-low and continue to cook, until onions are nicely caramelized, approximately 20 more minutes. If the pan becomes dry, add a splash of wine and keep stirring.

Remove onions to a large bowl and set aside to cool.

In the meantime, place the sour cream, mayonnaise, cream cheese, garlic powder Worcestershire, and 1 teaspoon of salt into a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat until smooth. Add the parsley and onions and mix well. Taste for seasonings.

Serve at room temperature.