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Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip Recipe

Our taste panel just raved about this creamy low-fat spinach dip from Corrine Rupp in Statesville, North Carolina. Richly caramelized sweet onions and a hint of wine make for a decadently delicious appetizer—but this one’s guilt-free!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) fat-free sour cream
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook onion in oil over medium heat for 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 3 minutes longer.
  • 2. Stir in broth and wine or additional broth. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 25-30 minutes or until onions are golden brown and liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally.
  • 3. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in the sour cream, spinach and salt. Serve with tortilla chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 73 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.