Caramelized Onion and Swiss Dip


Keep the party going all day long with this crowd-pleasing vegetable dip recipe made with delectable caramelized onions. Set your slow cooker on low and this easy dip recipe can stay warm and dunkable for hours.

Caramelized Onion and Swiss Dip
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins
3 cups dip


  • 4 ½ cup chopped onions (about 4 large)

  • ¼ cup 50% less sodium beef broth or reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • ¼ cup dry white wine

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 large clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 6 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), cut up

  • 2 cup shredded Swiss cheese (8 ounces)

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • Smoked paprika or regular paprika (optional)

  • Assorted vegetable dippers, such as baby sweet peppers, halved; baby carrots with tops, cut diagonally; zucchini and yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced diagonally; and/or tiny broccoli florets


  1. In a 2-quart slow cooker combine onions, broth, white wine, butter, garlic, and black pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting 3 to 3 1/2 hours. If using high-heat setting, turn cooker to low-heat setting. Add cream cheese, stirring until combined.

  2. In a medium bowl toss Swiss cheese with flour. Stir into the mixture in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting 45 minutes to 1 hour more or until all of the cheese is melted and mixture is heated through.

  3. If desired, sprinkle dip with paprika. Serve with assorted dippers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

94 Calories
5g Fat
7g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 43.1mg 216%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 198mg 4%
Folate, total 32.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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