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Real Sour Cream and Onion Dip

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Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
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Who knew that real sour cream-and-onion dip is astonishingly easy to prepare and far more delicious than its dried-soup variation? While caramelizing onions takes time — time, not work — throwing together this dip couldn’t be much more difficult than opening a box of instant soup.

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Alexandra's Kitchen
Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
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Ingredients
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Servings:
4
Serves 4
Caramelized Onions
4 cups
Diced  Onions
about 3-4 small to medium onions
2 Tbsp
to taste
1/2 tsp
Distilled White Vinegar
or any vinegar you have on hand
Dip
1/2 cup
4
Scallions , thinly sliced
1/2 tsp
Freshly Squeezed  Lemon Juice
or more to taste
to taste
Salt and Pepper
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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
181
FAT
11.3 g
PROTEIN
3.0 g
CARBS
17.7 g

Author's Notes

Makes 1 1/4 cups total.

Directions

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Step 1
In a large sauté pan, melt the Butter (2 tablespoon) over medium heat. Add the Onion (4 cup), Kosher Salt (to taste), and cover the pan. Cook covered for about fifteen minutes.
Step 2
Remove the cover, and increase the heat slightly. Continue to cook for another ten minutes.
Step 3
Sprinkle the Granulated Sugar (1/2 teaspoon) on top and cook for another ten to fifteen minutes. stirring more frequently now, until the onions have turned a nice deep brown.
Step 4
Pour in the Distilled White Vinegar (1/2 teaspoon) turn off the heat, and scrape the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon or spatula to remove any browned bits. Take pan off the heat and transfer onions to a large bowl to cool.
Step 5
When the onions have cooled, stir in the Sour Cream (1/2 cup). Season with Salt and Pepper (to taste).
Step 6
Fold in Scallion (4). Add the Lemon Juice (1/2 teaspoon). Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
Step 7
Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
181
% Daily Value*
Fat
11.3 g
14%
Saturated Fat
7.9 g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
36.2 mg
12%
Carbohydrates
17.7 g
6%
Fiber
2.9 g
10%
Sugars
9.3 g
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Protein
3.0 g
6%
Sodium
64.1 mg
3%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
87.0 mg
7%
Iron
0.5 mg
3%
Potassium
262.9 mg
6%
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