French Onion Dip From Scratch

French Onion Dip From Scratch

109 Reviews 5 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Recipe by  CCUMMINS

“Everyone has the soup mix onion dip. Try this fabulous recipe for a homemade version that is much better!!”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 2 cups



  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add the onions and 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt. Cook and stir until the onions are caramelized to a nice golden brown, about 20 minutes. Remove the onions from the heat and cool.
  2. Mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic powder, white pepper, and remaining kosher salt. Stir in the onions when they are cool. Cover and refrigerate the dip for at least 2 hours before serving.

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I've made this recipe 3 times so far and each time it's the first thing gone on the table! Here are a few things I do different. First it takes alot longer to caramelize the onions then it says, I did it low and slow for about 45 min. I used alot less mayo as I felt it overpowered a little (I used just 1/4 cup instead of half). I also upped the amount of onions to just about 2 cups and added a few dashes of worchestershire sauce. You really do have to let it sit overnight to really get the full effect but I'll never buy store dip again, its a little time consuming but VERY easy and the taste is out of this world



I followed this recipe EXACTLY. I was very disappointed. It tasted like mayonnaise, and nothing else. I made it for my husband, who said it was good, but I'm positive he was just being nice. I don't know. He hates mayo, and that's all I could taste in there.



AMAZING! I changed it up only a little bit. Instead of powdered garlic I sauteed minced garlic with the white onion. I added a sprinkle of garlic salt after chilled. YUM YUM YUM. I will never buy premade dip again.

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Amount Per Serving (16 total)

  • Calories
  • 151 cal
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs
  • 2.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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