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French Onion Dip

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French onion dip is a deliciously creamy party favorite dip recipe made with just 3 ingredients! 

French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip

When it comes to planning out appetizers and dips for a party or gathering, French Onion Dip is a classic that most party guests ravish.

It’s versatile enough to be served along with potato chips or vegetables.

This version of the recipe includes just 3 main ingredients, and assembly is simple and easy.

I also recommend this delicious French Onion Soup

French Onion Dip

Easy French Onion Dip Ingredients

  • Sour Cream: I’ve found that full fat Sour Cream works best for dips, allowing it to mix and blend with the other ingredients.
  • Cream Cheese: I use regular Kraft Cream Cheese Blocks when making dips, and this will need to be at room temperature so it mixes easier.
  • Dry Onion Soup Mix: This is the third main ingredient in this recipe, and we always have a package in the pantry, making this an easy dip to whip up!
  • Dried Onions: For extra onion flavor, reach into your spice cabinet and pull out some dried onion flakes to stir into the mix.
  • Salt and Pepper: Season to your taste preferences.

French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip Variation Suggestions:

While most of the ingredients in the main recipe are fairly standard, sometimes you might find that you’re missing an ingredient that you need to make a substitution for, or just want to include some additional ingredients. 

I am a huge proponent of personalizing recipes to your personal taste preferences!

Here are some suggestions to help inspire your creativity when making French Onion Dip:

  • Greek Yogurt – I have substituted this in for Sour Cream in a pinch, and can also work instead of cream cheese. 
  • Mayonnaise This also works as a substitute for either cream cheese or sour cream.
  • Herbs and Spices – If you’d like to easily add some additional flavors, consider mixing in some herbs and spices. Suggestions can include: Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Rosemary, or Thyme.
  • Spice it up – To add some spicy flavor, add some hot sauce and red pepper flakes!
  • Add diced ham or chicken. 
  • Onions: Caramelized Onions are a BIG HIT when added to this dip!
  • Garlic: I keep diced garlic in the refrigerator. If I’m sauteing onions to caramelize them, I’ll usually add in some diced garlic as well.
  • Worcestershire: I love adding worcestershire to any recipe I can 🙂 

French Onion Dip

To begin, gather all ingredients.

Combine the cream cheese and sour cream in a mixing bowl.

French Onion Dip

Stir in the package of Onion Soup Mix.

French Onion Dip

Add in any additional spices and seasonings, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour to let it set, then serve!

French Onion Dip

How to Store Leftover French Onion Dip:

Store any leftover dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5-7 days.

French Onion Dip

 

Yield: 12

French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip
Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • 8 oz Sour Cream
  • 1 Dry Onion Soup Envelope
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Chopped Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 pinch Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  1. Pour sour cream into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add sour cream.
  3. Sprinkle in the onion soup.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Serve with chips and enjoy!

Notes

Refrigerate for 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld and the dried onion to soften. Store in the refrigerator for 5–7 days.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 74Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 130mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

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French Onion Dip

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