French Onion Dip

This French Onion Dip, made with sour cream, onion soup mix, and a few other ingredients, will be the hit of the party. Ready in just a few minutes, you’ll never want to make another party dip again.

This French Onion Dip requires just 3 main ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. You'll never buy sour cream and onion dip from the store again! #frenchoniondip #partydip www.savoryexperiments.com


 

French Onion Dip is a simple and tasty party dip made using French onion soup mix. With only a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of prep, this will become your go-to party appetizer.

French Onion Dip, or sour cream and onion dip, has always been a staple appetizer of so many picnics, parties and game days. Sometimes homemade, sometimes from a plastic tub at the store, but almost always at the party.

While I don’t mind munching on the store bought variety, we all know homemade party dips are much better…and this French onion dip is so easy that it basically takes less work than going to the store for the already prepared kind!

This is a sour cream and onion dip using French onion soup mix. While you can use a store-bought packet, I highly recommend using a homemade mix. It’s easy to make and keep on hand for recipes like this and usually more flavorful than a packet from the store.

Onion Soup Mix is so easy that chances are you already have all the ingredients! This recipe even makes a bit more than one store bought onion soup packet! #homemadeonionsoupmix #dryonionsoupmix #frenchonionsoupmix www.savoryexperiments.com

The Worcestershire sauce is the secret ingredient in this French Onion Dip recipe. While I know of people who will whip this up using only the French onion soup mix and sour cream, I find that to be a little boring and by just adding a tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce. So much extra flavor is added.

This party dip literally takes 3 minutes to prepare – it’s THAT easy! Just remember to prepare it a few hours before party time as it should refrigerate for 2-3 hours. If you’re short on time, it’s also a great dip to put together the night before.

This French Onion Dip requires just 3 main ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. You'll never buy sour cream and onion dip from the store again! #frenchoniondip #partydip www.savoryexperiments.com

The best thing about French Onion Dip is that because it’s such a staple, it’s almost guaranteed that everyone will love it. When I make sour cream and onion dip for game day parties or picnics, I always make sure to leave some at home so that I can enjoy it later as there’s never been any left for me to bring home from a party!

Kettle cooked potato chips are my go-to for party dips like this one because I love the crunch and subtle flavor but of course you can serve this French onion dip with your favorite chip.

If you’re always wondering what to bring to a picnic or game day party when you have no time, this French Onion Dip is it!

This French Onion Dip requires just 3 main ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. You'll never buy sour cream and onion dip from the store again! #frenchoniondip #partydip www.savoryexperiments.com

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Tools For Making French Onion Dip:

Mixing Bowls– make sure to check out my article on Using the Right Mixing Bowl, you’d be surprised how many people aren’t!

Airtight Plastic Containers– Great for store any leftovers. Make sure you have a large enough set.

This French Onion Dip requires just 3 main ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. You'll never buy sour cream and onion dip from the store again! #frenchoniondip #partydip www.savoryexperiments.com
Chip being dipped into French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip

4.23 from 9 votes
This French Onion Dip requires just 3 main ingredients and 5 minutes of prep. You’ll never buy sour cream and onion dip from the store again! 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine onion soup mix, sour cream and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl. Transfer to serving dish, cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • Before serving with kettle cooked potato chips, garnish with smoked paprika and chives.
  • If you’ve tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Notes

*Homemade onion mix is easy and often more flavorful than as store-bought packet, but if you don’t have the time, use 1 packet.

Nutrition

Calories: 78 kcal, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 19 mg, Sodium: 133 mg, Potassium: 73 mg, Sugar: 1 g, Vitamin A: 300 IU, Vitamin C: 0.8 mg, Calcium: 45 mg, Iron: 0.2 mg
Author: Jessica Formicola
Calories: 78
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: french onion dip, french onion dip from scratch, homemade french onion dip
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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  1. 5 stars
    Yummy onion dip
    My family has used onion soupmix to make chip dip since I was a little. Its excellent. We always added 2 T of ketchup to our dip.
    16 oz sour cream
    I pkg of onion soup mix or 2-3 T homade mix
    2T ketchup