Charleston Wine + Food

Try this take on the flavorful classic from Joe + Kevin Nierstedt of Kinfolk!

Yield: 2 Cups

Caramelized Onion:

Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon

Unsalted Butter 1 Tablespoon

Sweet Yellow Onion 1 each (medium size)

Fresh Garlic 1 clove

Dried thyme .25 teaspoon

Onion Dip Base:

Sour Cream 1 & 1/4 Cups 

Cream Cheese (room temp) 3/4 Cup

Worcestershire Sauce .5 teaspoon

Lemon Juice 1.5 teaspoons

Onion Powder 2.5 teaspoons

Dried Onion Flakes 2 teaspoons

Kosher Salt 1 teaspoon

Black pepper .5 teaspoon

Sliced Scallions 1 tablespoon

  1. Cut onion into ΒΌ dice and finely grate clove of garlic
  2. Heat butter & oil in pot and add onion
  3. Cook slowly until onions are evenly browned caramelized (30-45 minutes)
  4. Add grated garlic clove and dried thyme; cook for 2-3 more minutes, allow to cool  
  5. Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl until blended, add cool caramelized onion mixture.
  6. Place in serving bowl; top with freshly sliced scallions & additional cracked black pepper 
  7. Serve with your favorite potato chips, crackers or pork rinds
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