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Caramelized Shallot Dip with Simple Crostini

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Caramelized Shallot Dip with Simple Crostini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Yvonne Langen


Caramelized Shallot Dip

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large shallots finely chopped (about 2 cups)
  • Kosher salt freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • cups low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sliced chives plus more for serving
  • Simple crostini chips or crackers (for serving)

Simple Crostini

  • 1 baguette sliced 1/4" thick
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


Caramelized Shallot Dip

  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium. Add shallots and season generously with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally and reducing heat if needed, until shallots are golden brown and tender, 15–18 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  2. Mix shallots and vinegar into yogurt in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir 1 Tbsp. chives into yogurt; divide among bowls and top with more chives. Serve with chips for dipping.
  4. Do Ahead: Dip (without chives) can be made 3 days ahead; cover and chill.

Simple Crostini

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange baguette slices on two large rimmed baking sheets; brush both sides with oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Bake for 6 minutes. Remove from oven, flip and continue baking for another 6 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool on baking sheets.

Recipe Notes

Caramelized Shallot Dip recipe adapted from: Morocco, Chris "Caramelized Shallot Dip." Bon Appetit. January 2016.