Spinach Vidalia Onion Dip

Spinach Vidalia Onion Dip

This twist on the classic spinach dip is sure to please even the most particular guests. The secret? Sweet Vidalia onions add an unexpected, sweet twist to the creamy, savory dip.

Spinach Vidalia Onion Dip is perfect for the small gathering or the big game.



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  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 oz.) salted butter
  • 4 cups chopped Vidalia or other sweet onions (about 2 large)
  • 1 (5-oz.) pkg. fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (16-oz.) container sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • Potato chips and medley of veggies like cucumbers, radishes, and bell peppers


  1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium; add onions, and cook, stirring often, until golden and very tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Gradually add spinach, stirring just until wilted, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt, garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Stir together onion-and-spinach mixture, sour cream, and chives in a medium bowl. Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover and chill 30 minutes or up to 2 days. Serve with fresh bread, chips or veggies.