French Onion Dip

Caramelized onions, garlic, and thyme mixed with sour cream and chives. This French Onion Dip can be served with crackers or bread for a delicious snack.

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! Who’s watching?

To be honest, I don’t understand football. Not much anyways. lol. Football, and most other sports, are always playing in the background for me while my dad and cousins watch. I do watch the halftime show! Lol. But…. what I look forward most isn’t the game. It’s actually the snacks!

At this point, are you really surprised?

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

So let’s talk snacks.

I’ve recently become addicted to this French Onion Dip. That smoky caramelized flavor of onions slowly cooked to perfection, the creaminess of the sour cream. Add in garlic, thyme, and chives and you have an amazing dip. It’s delicious, simple to make, and perfect for serving friends and family.

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

There are so many ways to serve this French Onion Dip. You can serve with toasted baguette, buttery crackers, chips, celery sticks, carrot sticks. Whatever you like. Even better, you can make this the day before so you don’t have to prepare or cook the day of. All you have to do is take out the crackers or toast the bread.

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook chopped onions, minced garlic, and thyme until the onions become golden brown, aromatic, and very soft, about 30-35 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent burning.

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

Let the caramelized onions cool and remove the sprigs of thyme.

Mix the caramelized onions with lemon juice and finely chopped chives. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover the French onion dip and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

Serve the French Onion Dip with crackers or toasted baguette.

Enjoy!

French Onion Dip | Cooking with a Wallflower

French Onion Dip
 
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Caramelized onions, garlic, and thyme mixed with sour cream and chives. This French Onion Dip can be served with crackers or bread for a delicious snack.
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Recipe type: Dip
Serves: 1½ cups
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • ¼ cup finely chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
Directions:
  1. Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook chopped onions, minced garlic, and thyme until the onions become golden brown, aromatic, and very soft, about 30-35 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent burning.
  2. Let the caramelized onions cool and remove the sprigs of thyme.
  3. Mix the caramelized onions with lemon juice and finely chopped chives. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover the French onion dip and chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Serve the French Onion Dip with crackers or toasted baguette.

 

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