Homemade french onion dip mix is easy to make and like the classic onion dip, it is very versatile. I like to use this Lipton onion dip copycat recipe when I am entertaining.
You can save money and make your own dip mix quickly and easily.Jump to Recipe
Why You Will Love This Recipe
This homemade french onion dip recipe is great for seasoning foods like chicken or pork in stews and casseroles.
It also makes the perfect onion dip mix for an easy appetizer idea.
Add the french onion soup mix to ground beef patties or to potatoes.
Making your own costs less than the grocery store and you make it without the added sugar.
This is a wonderful recipe to gift for the holidays. You can put the mix in clear bags with a personalized label or fill small jam jars with the mix.
Just a few simple ingredients are needed for this recipe. Refer to the recipe card for the measurements.
- minced onion
- beef bouillon - I like to use a low sodium or sodium-free brand
- onion powder
- celery seed
- garlic powder - my choice is the Simply Organic garlic powder
- sea salt
See recipe card for quantities.
Below are photos of the step by step instructions.
Combine all spices into a large bowl and mix thoroughly into lean ground beef
Mix dried onion flakes....
Place onion mixture
Store in a dry place
Hint: I like to add black pepper to my homemade onion soup mix.
Substitutions and Variations
- Hearty onion flavor - add ½ teaspoon onion powder to the mix.
- Deluxe - add some dried minced garlic for a stronger flavor combination.
All you need a a bowl and measuring spoons to make this.
I like to store mine in small food jars like these.
Serving and Storage Suggestions
Mix 2 tablespoons french onion dip mix with 1 cup sour cream (or greek yogurt) for a great dip.Serve this yummy dip with potato chips, fresh vegetables or pita chips. 3 to 1 ratio of store brand.
To make soup: Place this mix into medium saucepan. Stir in 4 cups water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
Store homemade onion dip in airtight containers (such as mason jars) or Ziploc bags at room temperature. Good for 3-4 days.
Add 2 Tablespoons dip mix with 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce and 1 tablespoon soy sauce for a great meat marinade.
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French Onion Dip Mix
- ¼ cup minced onion
- 1.5 tablespoon beef bouillon
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ⅛ teaspoon celery seed
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- pinch sea salt
- Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir very well until all spices are combined.
- Store mixture in an airtight container.
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