Fresh, crunchy vegetables (crudite) taste great with the salty-sweet combo of this simple party dip.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small skillet, cook the bacon until the fat is rendered out. Drain bacon, reserving the fat in the pan.

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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and salt. Cook onions over low heat, stirring occasionally, until they are soft and deep golden in color, about 1 hour. Add water if needed. Add the vinegar in the last minute of cooking. Cool to room temperature.

  • In a large bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, sour cream, onions, and bacon.

  • Add vegetable oil to the skillet with bacon fat. Reheat on medium-high until the oil shimmers. Add the shallots, lower the heat, and cook until golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes. Drain, and garnish dip with fried shallots.

Reviews (2)

70 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 18
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 16
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2017
I have made this drip frequently over the years and it is always a major hit!
Rating: Unrated
09/25/2011
Hands down one of the best dips I've ever made and consumed! I made this for a dinner party back in May and folks are still asking about it. It is perfectly salty and sweet and downright sinful!!!!