CREAMY BASIL-ONION DIP
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2/3 cup light mayonnaise
1/3 cup low-fat yogurt, preferably Greek
1/4 cup finely chopped basil
Freshly ground pepper
Makes about 1 cup.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add the onion. Cook, stirring often, until caramelized, about 30 minutes. Add the garlic and vinegar; cook, stirring, until garlic softens, about 5 minutes. Pour the onion-garlic mixture into a small bowl; stir in the mayonnaise, yogurt, basil and pepper to taste. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Nutritional information per tablespoon: 56 calories, 79 percent of calories from fat, 5 g fat, no saturated fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 3 g carbohydrates, no protein, 87 mg sodium, no fiber.