French Onion Soup Dip from Closet Cooking

A creamy dip with sweet caramelized onions inspired by French onion soup that goes perfectly with melted gruyere crostini for dipping.

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 pounds onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or water
  • 1/2 cup beef stock or water
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup gruyere, grated
  • salt, pepper and cayenne to taste
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat, add the onions and cook until deep brown and caramelized, about 45-60 minutes, stirring as needed and deglaze the pan with 2 tablespoons wine and stock as needed.
  2. Add the garlic and thyme and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients and enjoy with with crostini topped with melted gruyere or chips.