Better-for-You Caramelized Onion Dip

Dish type
Ready in
48 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 large yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 cups plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
33 minutes plus cooling and chilling
Ready in
48 minutes
  1. In a large skillet with 2-inch-high sides, heat oil over medium-high heat; add onions and cook 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 20 minutes or until very soft and dark brown, stirring occasionally. Add lemon juice and 1/4 cup water; cook 2 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; cool and chop onions.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir yogurt, garlic powder, thyme, salt, pepper and onions; cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Makes about 3 cups.