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Homemade Caramelized French Onion Dip

A from scratch sweet & savory dip recipe. This dip contains so much less sodium vs packaged dip mixes and takes about 15 minutes to prepare.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramelized Onion Dip, Homemade Onion Dip, Onion Dip
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 275cal
Author: Amy


  • large skillet


  • 1 lb sweet Vidalia onion diced into smaller chunks
  • 12 ounces sour cream
  • 3/4 cup Hellmann's Mayo
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika


  • Heat a medium frying pan with oil, and then add in diced onion, and spices. 
  • Pan-fry for about 8-10 minutes or until onions are translucent and tender. 
  • In a bowl, add onions, sour cream, and mayo. 
  • Mix well, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours*.
  • You can eat it warm, but it tastes better chilled, and will become more firm. 
  • Serve with chips, pita bread, or veggies.


Best Dip Flavor 

Allowing this dip to set in the fridge for at least 4 hours really help makes the flavors POP! Making it 24 hours in advance really helps the flavors to continue to meld perfectly.
Nutritional values are meant to be a guide and may vary.  


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 275cal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 127mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 0.3mg