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Caramelized Red Onions and Pear Dip

 
One serving costs about $0.36

$0.36 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

10 super bowl,vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian side dish
spoonacular Score:10%

Spoonacular Score: 10%

 

Caramelized Red Onions and Pear Dip might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. This recipe makes 10 servings with 176 calories, 1g of protein, and 17g of fat each. For 36 cents per serving, this recipe covers 3% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. If you have pear, kosher salt, garlic, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It will be a hit at your The Super Bowl event. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 11%. This score is rather bad. Try Easy Roasted Red Pepper Dip, 5-Minute Roasted Red Pepper Dip, and roasted tomato and red pepper dip for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 tsps
2 tsps apple cider vinegar
apple cider vinegar
1
1  bay leaf
bay leaf
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps brown sugar
brown sugar
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
0.5 cup
0.5 cup mayonnaise
mayonnaise
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 medium
1 medium pear
pear
0.5 large
0.5 large red onion
red onion
1 cup
1 cup light sour cream
light sour cream
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
unsalted butter
2 tsps apple cider vinegar
2 tsps
apple cider vinegar
1  bay leaf
1
bay leaf
1.5 Tbsps brown sugar
1.5 Tbsps
brown sugar
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
0.5 cup mayonnaise
0.5 cup
mayonnaise
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
1 medium pear
1 medium
pear
0.5 large red onion
0.5 large
red onion
1 cup light sour cream
1 cup
light sour cream
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter

Equipment

whisk
whisk
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Pour oil in a wide pan, add butter and swirl around until melted. When hot, add pears, onions, garlic, brown sugar and bay leaf. Stir or toss to coat everything with sugar and buttery oil mixture. Cook over medium heat until onions begin to go translucent, approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Cover pan, turn down heat and cook onions and pears until dark brown, approximately 10-12 minutes. Stir occasionally to keep them from sticking. Remove from heat and cool completely. Remove bay leaf.
  3. Whisk vinegar, sour cream and mayonnaise together. Stir in onions and pears. Salt to taste.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.36
Ingredient
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
1 bay leaf
1.5 tablespoons brown sugar
2 cloves garlic
½ cups mayonnaise
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium pear
½ larges red onion
1 cup light sour cream
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
Price
$0.04
$0.02
$0.06
$0.13
$0.57
$0.33
$0.59
$0.18
$1.56
$0.12
$3.60

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Frozen (and potentially even canned) fruit and vegetables contain as much?if not more?vitamins than fresh versions that have been sitting around the supermarket too long. So don't hesitate to buy canned or frozen goods if your budget or the season doesn't allow for fresh!

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

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Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
175k Calories
0.76g Protein
16g Total Fat
5g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
175k
9%

Fat
16g
26%

  Saturated Fat
5g
32%

Carbohydrates
5g
2%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
19mg
7%

Sodium
284mg
12%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.76g
2%

Vitamin K
21µg
20%

Vitamin E
0.93mg
6%

Vitamin A
190IU
4%

Phosphorus
33mg
3%

Calcium
32mg
3%

Vitamin B2
0.05mg
3%

Fiber
0.66g
3%

Potassium
69mg
2%

Vitamin C
1mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.03mg
2%

Manganese
0.03mg
2%

Selenium
1µg
1%

Vitamin B12
0.08µg
1%

Copper
0.03mg
1%

Vitamin B5
0.12mg
1%

Magnesium
4mg
1%

Folate
4µg
1%

Vitamin B1
0.02mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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