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Onion Chip Dip

Chips need dip! Especially salty, plain ruffle chips.

To balance the saltiness of my favourite chips, I wanted to create a chip dip that had a hint of sweetness.  I added slow-cooked caramelized onions to sour cream (you can use light sour cream if you’re watching your waistline) and a dash of Worcestershire sauce for a hint of smokiness.

This Onion Chip Dip recipe is a very easy recipe and highly addictive (just ask my neighbours – they got full containers of dip while I was testing out this recipe).  It uses very few ingredients – I bet you already have them on hand!

Caramelized Onion Chip Dip

Onion Chip Dip

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 2 cups

Onion Chip Dip



  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions and a pinch of salt; cook and stir for 4 minutes, or until onions begin to soften.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes, or until onions turn slightly golden and sweet. Transfer onions to a bowl and let cool slightly. Stir in sour cream and Worcestershire, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Onion Chip Dip Tips:

  • Chopping onions can cause our eyes to leak!  To prevent this, place your onions in the freezer for 20 minutes before you chop them.
  • If you allow the dip to sit in the fridge over night, the flavours will mix and mingle. But, if you have the munchies and can’t wait, it will still taste delicious.
  • To perk up the flavour of this dip, add a dash of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  • Watching your waistline?  Serve this dip with veggie sticks.


  1. Just whipped this up to slake a craving – amazing! Looking forward to seeing how much better it tastes, if that’s possible, tomorrow for snack.

  2. I made this dip for an evening with friends and received several compliments.