Onion dip with crudites

This is where the Kiwi classic onion dip came from. This dip takes some time to make so be prepared.

SERVES 10
TIME TO MAKE 1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPE Side
SERVES 10
TIME TO MAKE 1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPE Side

Method

  1. Place onion and olive oil in a heavy frying pan
  2. Heat slowly and saute very gently for approximately 1 hour, stirring often
  3. Add water to pan and bring to a very gentle simmer
  4. Simmer until all the water has evaporated
  5. The onion should be a deep, light golden colour
  6. Add onion powder and vinegar and reduce to a paste
  7. Allow to cool completely
  8. Mix onion mixture with sour cream and yoghurt
  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve

Tip

This dip is great served with fresh seasonal vegetables cut into crudites.

  • 4 medium 
    finely diced onion
  • 1 tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 cup
    water
  • 2 tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/3 cup
    light sour cream
  • 1 cup
    low fat unsweetened yoghurt
Per serve
  • Energy
    210kJ
  • Total Fat
    2.4g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.9g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    5.0g
  • Sugars
    4.8g
  • Dietary Fibre
    0.7g
  • Sodium
    19mg

Method

  1. Place onion and olive oil in a heavy frying pan
  2. Heat slowly and saute very gently for approximately 1 hour, stirring often
  3. Add water to pan and bring to a very gentle simmer
  4. Simmer until all the water has evaporated
  5. The onion should be a deep, light golden colour
  6. Add onion powder and vinegar and reduce to a paste
  7. Allow to cool completely
  8. Mix onion mixture with sour cream and yoghurt
  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve

Tip

This dip is great served with fresh seasonal vegetables cut into crudites.