Homemade French Onion Dip


French Onion Plunge produced using scratch will take your breath away. It merits making since you will never, ever get this flavor in locally acquired plunge! Not from the most costly gourmet store around, and unquestionably not in those tubs at the supermarket. It’s truly staggering!


3 tbsp butter

2 1/2 cups diced onions (2 to 3 onions) (darker, yellow or white)

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

4 oz/120 g cream cheese (cold), cut into solid shapes

1/4 cup whole egg mayonnaise

1/2 cup sour cream (full fat is ideal, however, you can utilize low fat or even yogurt)


Liquefy the margarine in a fry container over medium warmth.

Include the onions, salt, pepper, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Cook for 5 minutes, blending. At that point lessen the warmth to medium-low and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, mixing once in a while. The onions ought to be sweet and brilliant. Expel from stove and permit to cool.

Spot the cream cheddar, harsh cream and mayo in a bowl, blend until smooth (use the microwave in 10-sec blasts if necessary to help)

Include the caramelized onions. Blend until simply joined. Refrigerate at any rate 2 hours to enable flavors to develope, medium-term is better!

Serve at room temperature, decorated with cleaved chives whenever wanted. Best presented with crease cut plain potato chips!

Formula Notes:

1. In view of an Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa) formula.

2. Changes I made (don’t hesitate to return to the first formula!):

a) Unique formula called for 4 tbsp margarine + 1/4 cup oil. I diminished it to only 3 tbsp of spread. This is rich all things considered – you needn’t bother with anymore!

b) Unique formula likewise called for 1/2 cup of mayonnaise. I viewed this as excessively rich so I decreased it to 1/4 cup.

c) Unique formula said to beat the cream cheddar (at room temperature) with the mayonnaise and sharp cream utilizing a stand blender. I attempted this once and it is somewhat cushioned from the outset however then it gets denser subsequent to refrigerating it. So I make this by relaxing the cream cheddar or in any event, warming the cream cheddar tenderly in the microwave in the event that essential, at that point just mixing it with different fixings. Works superbly, it’s rich and bump-free (other than the onions obviously!)

d) I included onion powder as a discretionary extra since I like the additional kick of onion season.

e) Unique formula called for 1 tsp of salt. I see this marginally as excessively salty so I decreased it to 3/4 tsp.

3. Nutrition per serving accepting 8 servings.

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