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Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

This simple dip comes together fast when you have your caramelized onions ready.  Check out our video with 3 ways to make caramelized onions super simple. 

Make Ahead Tip: Make caramelized onions up to 5 days in advance & refrigerate or for longer storage freeze in ice cube trays. 

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  • 4Servings


  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita 
  • 2 Spanish onions, thinly sliced 
  • Kosher salt 
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme (optional) 
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 
  • 1-2 teaspoons honey 
  • ½ cup mayonnaise 
  • Freshly ground black pepper 
  • Crispy onions 
  • Garnish: chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 


1. Heat a large pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, onions, 1 teaspoon salt and cook for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cook 40 minutes more until onions are meltingly tender and caramelized.

2. Remove from pan and blend in a food processor or blender, with vinegar, honey and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Garnish with crispy onions and chopped parsley. Store in covered container in the refrigerator for a week.