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Sure, you can make a mock “onion soup mix” dip with pre-packaged onion flakes and factory-created additives. The version of French onion dip below, however, is simpler, healthier and loaded with richly browned onions. If you like a smoother dip, you can purée all or part of it in a food processor.


2 cups finely minced onions
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup sour cream
¼ cup mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
¼ teaspoon white or black pepper


In large sauté pan over low heat, add onions, oil and salt. Cook until onions are deep golden-brown, 20–30 minutes. Add garlic for last 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Whisk sour cream, mayonnaise, Worcestershire, lemon juice and pepper until smooth. Stir in onions. Add salt, to taste. Refrigerate at least 8 hours. Keeps refrigerated for up to 3 days.