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Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip

 Shallot-Blue Cheese Dip
Perfect party fare, this five-ingredient dip is a treat on baked potatoes, too. —Alisa Pirtle, Browns Valley, California
16 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + chilling


  • 1-1/2 cups thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


  • In a large skillet, saute shallots in oil until softened. Reduce heat
  • to medium-low; cook for 25-30 minutes or until deep golden brown,
  • stirring occasionally. Cool to room temperature.
  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and sour cream. Stir in blue
  • cheese and caramelized shallots. Cover and refrigerate for at least
  • 2 hours. Serve with vegetables. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons (calculated without vegetables) equals 116 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 276 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.