TASTEful Recipe: Pan Fried Onion Dip

TASTEful Recipe: Pan Fried Onion Dip

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Pan Fried Onion Dip

Yield: 2 cups



  • 2 Large yellow onions
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 Ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1/2 Cup good mayonnaise



  • Cut the onions in half and then slice them into 1/8-inch thick half-rounds. (You will have about 3 cups of onions.)
  • Heat the butter and oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onions, cayenne, salt, and pepper and sauté for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 more minutes until the onions are browned and caramelized.
  • Allow the onions to cool.
  • Place the cream cheese, sour cream and mayonnaise in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and beat until smooth.
  • Add the onions and mix well.
  • Taste for seasonings.
  • Serve at room temperature.



Photos: Courtesy of Martha Stewart