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Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.


2-1/2 cups

Our taste panel just raved about this creamy low-fat spinach dip. Richly caramelized sweet onions and a hint of wine make for a decadently delicious appetizer—but this one’s guilt-free! —Corrine Rupp, Statesville, North Carolina
Caramelized Onion Spinach Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups fat-free sour cream
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips and assorted fresh vegetables


  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook onion in oil over medium heat for 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 3 minutes longer.
  2. Stir in broth and wine or additional broth. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 25-30 minutes or until onions are golden brown and liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally.
  3. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in the sour cream, spinach and salt. Serve with tortilla chips and vegetables. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 73 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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