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Sweet Potato Dip

Sweet Potato Dip
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 2
This dip uses sweet potatoes, yogurt and caramelized onions for a taste combo you just have to try!
By The Food in My Beard
Updated May 15, 2017

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked sweet potato (2 potatoes)
  • 1 cup very caramelized onions (5 large raw onions)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt (plus more for seasoning)
  • 1 clove garlic

Steps

  • 1
    Season the sweet potatoes and wrap in foil. Roast at 350°F for about an hour until very tender. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • 2
    Dice the onion. Melt the butter in a frying pan. Season the onions and cook at a medium to medium low heat, stirring often, for almost a whole hour to brown very well.
  • 3
    Peel the cooled potatoes and add them to a food processor.
  • 4
    Add the yogurt. Process until smooth.
  • 5
    Transfer the smooth mixture to a large bowl and stir in the onion, chives, paprika, and salt. Grate the garlic clove with a microplane grater and stir that in as well.
  • 6
    Taste and add more salt if needed. Cover and let sit in the fridge overnight to fully develop the flavors.

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  • Sweet potatoes combine with caramelized onions and spices in this amazing dip that makes for a perfect party pleaser. If you like onion dip, you've gotta try this version with sweet potatoes and yogurt. Wow. I love a nice homemade onion dip but they tend to be on the fatty side, so I thought it would be interesting to try and make a healthier version. My first thought was to replace the sour cream/mayo combination with just sweet potato, but without a creamy element it was too far from the original to really satisfy the craving. It was also a little lumpy. So I added a scoop of yogurt and it really gave the dip the flavor and body you look for in an onion dip! This dip has beautiful complex flavors in a creamy sweet package!
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