Jump To Recipeby Liz Thomson
August 10, 2023This post may contain affiliate links.
This tasty caramelized onion dip is made with cottage cheese, so it’s a protein-packed snack! It’s perfect when you want something rich and creamy but secretly healthy!
After I fell in love with this Greek yogurt onion dip, I wanted to see if I could make an even healthier version using cottage cheese. This cottage cheese chip dip turned out so well! I love the rich creamy dip infused with caramelized onions. It’s so good! It does take a little while to caramelize the onions, but I promise it’s worth it!
Ingredients and Substitutions
Olive oil– The olive oil is used to sauté the finely chopped yellow onion. It adds a rich flavor and helps to soften the onions. Feel free to use butter instead.
Yellow onion– The finely chopped yellow onion is the main flavor base of the chip dip, providing a savory and aromatic taste.
Salt– Salt draws out moisture from the onions and helps them caramelize.
Sugar– This helps speed up the caramelization of the onions.
Cottage cheese– The blended cottage cheese provides additional creaminess and a mild flavor, contributing to the overall texture and taste of the dip.
Plain Greek yogurt– Greek yogurt adds creaminess and tanginess to the chip dip, creating a smooth texture. Fat-free is fine.
Mayonnaise– Mayonnaise contributes to the creamy texture of the dip and adds a rich, savory taste.
Balsamic vinegar– Balsamic vinegar adds a touch of acidity and depth to the dip, enhancing its overall flavor profile.
Worcestershire sauce– Worcestershire sauce brings a complex umami flavor, adding depth and richness to the chip dip. Be sure to use vegetarian Worcestershire as traditional Worcestershire contains fish. I like Annie’s brand for a vegetarian option.
Garlic powder– Garlic powder provides a burst of garlic flavor without the texture of fresh garlic.
How to Caramelize Onions
originally posted August 10, 2023 (updated December 10, 2023)by Liz Thomson categories:Snacks6 comments