Caramelized Onion, Gruyère and Bacon Spread

Serving Size: 6-8


cooking spray
1 tablespoon butter
3 ½ cups chopped onion
4 ounces Gruyère cheese, shredded and divided
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, divided
1/3 cup canola mayonnaise
1/3 cup fat-free sour cream
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ cup Skillet Balsamic & Brown Sugar Bacon Spread


Preheat oven to 425°. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan lightly with cooking spray. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Add onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low; cook 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly. Reserve 2 tablespoons cheese. Combine remaining cheese, caramelized onions, 1 tablespoon chives, and the remaining ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Transfer the mixture to a quart glass or ceramic baking dish coated lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle with reserved 2 tablespoons cheese. Bake for 20 minutes or until browned and bubbly. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon chives. Serve on toasted baguette slices.