Spicy Onion Dip

Super Bowl LII

Will you root for the Patriots or the Eagles?

As for me, I’m just proud of myself that I even know who’s playing.


While some will shell out upwards of $3000 to attend the Super Bowl this year, most will seek out their favorite sports bar to watch the spectacle.   Still others will attend Super Bowl parties where tables will be overloaded with hot wings, Super Bowl Sandwiches, pizza, BBQ, nachos, queso dip, and adult beverages.

Onion dip—homemade

As for us, we like to keep it low key.  We relish our weekends and savor the quietude after hectic and busy work weeks.  We’ll be plopped in front of the TV with some favorite appetizers.

chip and dip

This dip is one of our favorites for any special event that requires chips and dip to be complete.

Spicy Onion Dip

Crank up the heat here with your favorite hot sauce.


  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 3/4 c. diced onions
  • 3 dashes Sriracha (or favorite hot sauce)
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 t. fine sea salt
  • 3/4 c. lite sour cream
  • 1/3 c. olive-oil mayonnaise
  • 1/8 t. garlic powder
  • 1/8 t. white pepper
  • 1/8 t. cayenne pepper
  • additional salt to taste


  1. In a saute pan over medium heat add oil, heat and add onions and salt. Cook the onions until they are caramelized, about 20 minutes. Right before onions are done, add the sriracha and Worcestershire and stir to mix in. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Mix the rest of the ingredients with a whisk until smooth. Add the cooled onions.
  3. Refrigerate and stir again before serving. Best if made the night before.

I found inspiration for this dip from an Alton Brown recipe and a Trisha Yearwood recipe.

Chips and dips.


The caramelized onions give this a hint of sweetness along with the spiciness of the Sriracha and the cayenne.  It’s a good combo.

Planning your Super Bowl shindig?

Stay tuned for some more dips and apps.

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