You will never believe how easy french onion dip is to make from scratch! Creamy, flavorful, and oh, so tasty. You’ll be ditching the packets and store-bought stuff for good!
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I’ve been loving french onion dip since I was in preschool. I remember, the teachers brought in a tub of it and we all ate some with crinkle chips and it was so good that I didn’t have it again until I was a teenager and I still remembered and loved that dip.
French onion dip is so addictive, especially when it’s homemade! Sure you can get the packets and make it from that, but the dip we are making today is completely from scratch. Caramelized onions, beef broth, lots of flavor with Worcestershire sauce, tangy sour cream and cream cheese, spices and herbs, it’s just so darn good.
And obviously a lot better for you, since you are the one controlling everything going into it.
If you’re a onion caramelizing beginner, I suggest checking out my How to Caramelize Onions post, where I go into detail on how to make beautiful, rich caramelized onions without burning them.
This dip is always a crowd pleaser, especially for game days, game nights, parties, and you can dip just about anything savory in it. Or spread it on toasted baguette slices and top it with bits of bacon. Mm!
Make this the night or day before a party for the best flavor possible (and less things to do on party day!) as the ingredients get a chance to mingle and the french onion dip flavor really intensifies. You won’t regret it!
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- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp brown sugar
- 2 medium sweet onions, sliced
- 3 tbsp beef broth
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature
- 12 oz sour cream
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- ½ tsp worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp fresh parsley
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter in the olive oil over medium-low heat.
- Add onions and brown sugar then cook until soft, translucent, and becoming golden brown, about 10-15 minutes.
- Add broth and cook until onions are deeply caramelized, tender, and sweet, about another 20 minutes. Make sure to stir occasionally to ensure no burned onions.
- When onions are done, remove them from the heat and let cool.
- In a large medium mixing bowl, mix the sour cream and cream cheese together until smooth, then add cooled onions, garlic, and worcestershire sauce. Stir all ingredients well, taste, and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
- Cover tightly with plastic wrap and keep in the refrigerator until time to serve.
- To serve, stir well and garnish with parsley.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 50
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Eden Westbrook is the recipe developer, writer, and photographer behind Sweet Tea and Thyme. A classically trained chef, Eden has inspired home cooks into the kitchen with cultural comfort foods, easy family-friendly eats and sweets, and glorious spreads for date night and entertaining since 2015.