Need something to bring to a March Madness party this weekend? Skip the conventional six-pack in favor of onion dip, a classic crowd-pleaser. Whether you opt for a simple rendition or a more sophisticated version with slow-caramelized onions, exotic spice, and handmade chips, winning and losing spectators alike will get behind the dip's cool, tangy, melt-in-your-mouth creaminess. Become the star of the party when you read more.
1 tablespoon olive oil Makes 2 cups. Dip: Serves 8.
2 Vidalia onions (1 pound total), finely chopped
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 ounces reduced-fat bar cream cheese, room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoons white-wine vinegar
1/4 cup finely chopped chives
Chips, for serving
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cups chopped sweet onions (such as Vidalia or Maui; about 2 medium)
1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala
1 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
Chopped fresh chives
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
6 pita breads
1 tablespoon olive oil
Makes 2 cups.