Classic French Onion Dip is given a wholesome makeover with some Greek Yogurt and slow caramelized onions. Perfect for potlucks, football Sunday, and even worthy of a spot on your holiday table. It’s a classic dish with a nutritious spin. Creamy, tangy, a little sweet and packed full of onion flavor. It’s a crowd-pleaser whether served with crudites or chips.
Today, I have a super simple recipe to share with you. Caramelized onions and fennel is a fennel and onion lover’s dream come true. Full of deep, rich flavors from a long and slow caramelization, this simple combo has a rich and complex flavor profile. I lazily stirred this to soft perfection on a Sunday morning. I plan to spruce up my simple meals with it all week long. My brain can’t even process how delicious this is going to be on toast with cream cheese in the morning. A batch of caramelized onions and fennel in your fridge is like an ace up your sleeve. Suddenly, your poached egg and polenta looks and tastes mighty impressive when topped with this flavorful mixture. Fancy up your usual chicken breast, pamper your pork chop.
I had my very own Julie and Julia moment this week via her often imitated French Onion Soup recipe. I love instant gratification as much as the next girl, but this soup was worth every single stir, every tear and sniffle, and most certainly worth dragging the big soup pot out from the back of the cupboard. It’s rare that I will follow a recipe to the letter, but there are a few exceptions. Julia Child definitely gets first chair in my symphony of culinary heroes, and the respect of a mostly unadulterated recipe preparation.