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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup hard cider, or lager beer
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • for garnish
  • potato chips, Sweet for dipping


Serves: 6 to 8 servings


In a large skillet, melt butter and olive oil together over low heat. Add the onions and cook for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions begin to soften and turn golden brown. Once brown, turn up the heat and add the hard cider or lager. Cook for a few minutes then season with 1 teaspoon salt. Remove from heat and let cool.

In a medium bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add in the cooled, caramelized onions and stir to combine.

Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

Serve dip topped with chives and sweet potato chips alongside. Dip can be made two days ahead of time.