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Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip

 Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip
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!
10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,

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Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.