This homemade healthy Caramelized Onion Dip is the perfect match for anything dippable! It\u2019s extra tasty, keto and paleo-friendly, and gluten-free.\n\n\nOne of my favorite things about the Fall is hanging out on a Sunday with Dustin and the kiddos, watching football, and relaxing in the living room. Aaaaaand, I should probably mention said days also include lots of tasty snacks while we sit around and enjoy the day.\n\nA go-to snack food\/appetizer in our house is chips and dip.\u00a0 Really, I think it's the only reason our kids enjoy the football games. But it's difficult to justify all the processed ingredients, even if it's on a cheat day.\u00a0 So I got to work creating a yummy, savory, and oh-so-satisfying caramelized onion dip the whole family would enjoy and that we could eat any time without worrying, "What's in this?"\n\n\nThis Caramelized Onion Dip Is Keto, Paleo, & Gluten-Free!\nYou can indeed eat Caramelized Onion Dip even if you are on a keto eating regimen. There is nothing in this delectable dip that does not follow keto rules. The same goes for the paleo diet. And because Greek yogurt does not have gluten, this dip is made for you, too! That\u2019s the great thing about this recipe - you can take it to a party and it will be a hit with even the healthiest of eaters. Serve it alongside fresh veggies or my homemade Olive Oil and Herb Crackers.\n\n\nIs Caramelized Onion Dip Healthy?\nIf you're wondering if onion dip is healthy, I think it's best to take a look at the pre-packaged stuff that's typically purchased at the store.\n\nOne of the leading brands of prep-packaged onion dip contains the following ingredients:\u00a0Water, Sunflower Oil and\/or Canola Oil, Onions, Whey Protein Concentrate, Modified Tapioca and Corn Starch, and Less than 2% of the Following: Salt, Sugar, Monosodium Glutamate, Onion Powder, Caramel Color, Natural Flavors, Glucono Delta Lactone, Lactic Acid, Xanthan Gum, and DATEM.\n\nMy caramelized onion dip contains the following ingredients: Yellow Onions, Greek Yogurt, Olive Oil, Fresh Thyme, Garlic, Apple Cider Vinegar, Sea Salt, and Black Pepper.\n\nSo -- yea -- I'm gonna stick with mine.\u00a0 It's just as flavorful and savory, just as perfect as a dip, and soooooo much better for my family and me.\n\nNot to mention the Greek yogurt, which has it's own set of health benefits as a healthy replacement.\u00a0 If you're interested, I shared why Greek yogurt is awesome in this post.\n\n\nHow To Make Caramelized Onion Dip Healthy\nThe simple way to make Caramelized Onion Dip healthy is just that, keep it simple! Use ingredients like I have:\n\n \tReplace sour cream and mayonnaise for Greek yogurt\n \tCaramelized onions replace a seasoning packet containing dried onions\n \tSaut\u00e9 the yellow onions in virgin olive oil instead of butter\n\n\nHow To Make Caramelized Onions\nMaking your own caramelized onions couldn't be easier.\u00a0 The only test you will have is with your own patience, as it takes a little longer and slower to turn sliced yellow onions into caramel-colored, perfectly cooked caramelized onions. Lucky for us, all you need it the following:\n\n \ta large skillet\n \tyellow onions\n \ta good chef knife\n \tolive oil\n \toptional: sea salt and\/or ground black pepper\n \tabout 20 minutes\n\nIn order to make easy caramelized onions, just follow these easy steps:\n\n \t\nAdd the olive oil to a\u00a0large pan\u00a0and heat over medium-high heat.\n \t\nAdd the onions, sea salt, and pepper, and cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until the onions caramelize into a deep brown color (approx. 12-15 min.).\n \t\nIf the onions are browning too quickly, you can turn down the heat and add a little water.\n \t\nWhen the onions are done, add the minced garlic, and apple cider vinegar, and stir for 1 minute until the garlic is fragrant.\n\nIf you're going to use the caramelized onions in the onion dip, allow them to cool and then follow the rest of the instructions in the recipe below.\u00a0 If you have some other delicious and amazing plan to put their tastiness to use, you can go right ahead at this time.\u00a0 But please do share what you use them for in the comments below!\nCan I Make Caramelized Onion Dip Ahead?\nYep, you can easily make caramelized onion dip ahead.\u00a0 In fact, I recommend it.\u00a0 That way, you'll have the dip nicely chilled and the flavors have been given a chance to release more.\u00a0 When it's time to grab the dip, just stir it around until it's smooth again, and serve.\n\nTo store it, I recommend using an air-tight storage container like this one to keep the onion dip as fresh as possible.\n\n\nCan I Make Caramelized Onion Dip Vegan And Dairy-Free?\nCaramelized Onion Dip is versatile and can be adjusted without a problem to suit the needs of vegans and those of you who are lactose intolerant. This yummy recipe is easily transformed!\u00a0 \u00a0Just replace the Greek yogurt with a plant-based yogurt such as versions made with soy, almond, cashew, or coconut milk.\n\n\nWhat Goes With Caramelized Onion Dip?\nOkay, so we've replaced the unhealthy, processed, pre-packed onion dip with our fresh, yummy caramelized onion dip...what next?\u00a0 Yep, what goes with caramelized onion dip?\u00a0 Chances are you like to dip something equally tasty into the dip, am I right?\u00a0 Good.\u00a0 Me, too.\u00a0 Otherwise, it'd be kinda weird to eat with a spoon.\n\nNot that I'd judge.\u00a0 Okay, maybe a little... But I digress.\n\nIf you're a big chips and dip fan like we are, we've enjoyed replacing your typical potato chip with sweet potato chips.\u00a0 You can either make your own (like my sweet potato chips here) or you can buy a brand that uses very minimal ingredients, like these tasty sweet potato chips here. We also really like this dip with fresh veggies, like carrot sticks, celery sticks, and red bell pepper slices. If you can dip with it, it'll probably be fantastic with this caramelized onion dip.\u00a0 In other words.\n\nAlso: chips and dip for life.\n\nP.S. I'll be back - gonna go snack on this healthy caramelized onion dip right here.\u00a0 Bye!\n\n\nMore Healthy Dip Recipes\nIf you are a lover of caramelized onion dip, no doubt you are a fan of dips in general. Who isn\u2019t after all? Yummy veggies become even more delish and honestly, just about anything goes with dip. Try one of these ideas for your next party:\n\n \tEasy Avocado Hummus\n \tCrispy Baked Sweet Potato Tots With Maple Greek Yogurt Dip\n \tGrilled Chicken Wings With Yogurt Ranch Dip\n \tQueso Dip With Ground Beef\n\n\n\n\tCaramelized Onion Dip\n\t\t\n\t\tThis flavorful and healthy Caramelized Onion Dip is the perfect healthy appetizer! Plus how to make caramelized onions!\t\n\t\n\t\t\t\n\t\n\t\t1\/4 cup olive oil3 medium yellow onions, (thinly sliced)1\/2 tsp. sea salt1\/8 tsp. pepper1 clove garlic, (minced)1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar1 tsp. fresh thyme2 cups plain greek yogurtoptional carrots, (for dipping)optional sweet potato chips, (for dipping)optional red peppers, (for dipping)optional celery sticks, (for dipping)\t\n\t\n\t\tAdd the olive oil to a large pan and heat over medium-high heat.Add the onions, sea salt, and pepper, and cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until the onions caramelize into a deep brown color (approx. 12-15 min.).If the onions are browning too quickly, you can turn down the heat and add a little water.When the onions are done, add the minced garlic, and apple cider vinegar, and stir for 1 minute until the garlic is fragrant.Remove from heat, and allow to cool.In a mixing bowl, combine the cooled onions, fresh thyme, and the greek yogurt, and stir until blended.Season with additional sea salt and\/or pepper, to taste.Refrigerate until chilled. Serve with sliced bell peppers, carrot sticks, celery sticks, or sweet potato chips.\t\n\t\n\t\t\t\n\t\n\t\tAppetizer, SnackEasycaramelized onion dip, caramelized onion yogurt dip, healthy onion dip\t\n\n\nThis post contains affiliate links for products I use regularly\u00a0and highly recommend.