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scallion & onion dip

Scallion, Bacon & Caramelized Onion Dip

Chef Trudy
This dip is delicious chilled and served up with tortilla chips, water biscuits, carrot sticks or celery. Serve up at your next party
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Chill before servings 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 5 servings


  • 3 Scallions
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 3/4 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 6 rashers bacon

Caramelized Onions

  • 2 large onions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp brown sugar


  • Cut the bacon in to 1/4" pieces and cook until crisp
  • Separate the scallions by white and green parts, and mince them up

Caramelize the Onions

  • Chop the onions and put in to a wide, thick bottomed saute pan, which has been coated with olive oil, but on medium heat
  • Spread the onions out and coat them with oil and allow them to soften
  • After 10 minutes add a sprinkle of salt and the sugar to the onions and stir, add a little water to stop them sticking
  • Let the onions cook for a further 30 minutes or so, stirring occasionally, until they are brown

Make the Dip

  • Take a ceramic bowl and whisk together all the ingredients, season with salt and pepper to your liking
  • Before serving pop it in the fridge for a few minutes to cool down


This will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days
Keyword onion dip

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