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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


  • 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


  • 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: 73 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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shineynickle84 User ID: 7118592 160263
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2013

"Very simple to make and DELICIOUS! Even my 7- and 2-year-olds loved it! One batch of the recipe is good for about 4-6 people so for larger gatherings I would definitely double it."

sunnysideup05 User ID: 5965921 93133
Reviewed May. 3, 2011

"This recipe was very easy to make and super delish! I used Light Smart Balance and Low Fat Sour Cream to make it a healthier option! This will be a staple in my go-to recipes for pot-lucks and the like!"

pepple99 User ID: 4370525 161414
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2010

"I thought this was very easy to make. Tasted wonderful without the wine - it got rave reviews at the party!"

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