Caramelized-Onion Dip with Cilantro-Garlic Pita Crisps

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Melanie Campbell

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@RossCampbell

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Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
8

Ingredients

  • DIP

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 3 c
    chopped sweet onions (such as vidalia or maui; about 2 medium)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garam masala
  • 1 c
    crème fraîche or sour cream
  • PITA

  • 1/2 bunch
    fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 c
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • ·
    chopped fresh chives
  • 6
    pita breads

How to Make Caramelized-Onion Dip with Cilantro-Garlic Pita Crisps

Step-by-Step

  1. DIP: Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until onions are deep brown and begin to crisp slightly, stirring often, about 40 minutes. Add garam masala; stir 1 minute. Transfer to small bowl and cool completely. Mix in crème fraîche. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. DO AHEAD Can be made 2 days ahead. Keep refrigerated.
  2. PITA CRISPS: Finely chop enough cilantro leaves to measure 2 tablespoons. Chop enough cilantro stems to measure 3 tablespoons. Combine oil and garlic in heavy small saucepan; cook over medium heat until oil begins to bubble around garlic, about 5 minutes. Add chopped cilantro stems. Remove from heat and let steep 10 minutes. Strain oil into small bowl; discard solids in strainer.
  3. PITA CRISPS CONTINUED: Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut each pita bread round horizontally in half. Cut each round into 6 wedges. Place pita wedges on 2 rimmed baking sheets; drizzle with cilantro-garlic oil and toss gently to coat. Arrange pita wedges in single layer; bake 5 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro leaves and bake until pita wedges are crisp and golden, about 5 minutes longer. Cool. DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.
  4. Sprinkle dip with chives; place on platter. Surround with pita crisps

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