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3-Ingredient Easy Onion Dip Recipe

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This 3-Ingredient Easy Onion Dip Recipe is a delicious appetizer to serve as a side to fresh crunchy vegetables or your favorite chips.

Bonus, this onion dip is also low-carb, gluten-free, and ready in 10 minutes!

This easy onion dip recipe is the best last-minute appetizer for your party or grilling day.

3 ingredient Onion Dip Recipe

What’s A French Onion Dip?

A French Onion Dip, also known as California Dip or American Dip, is a thick, simple, and healthy dip traditionally made with sour cream and minced onions.

The easy version of the recipe uses a dehydrated onion soup mix to bring the onion flavors.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This recipe is amazingly easy and tasty and it’s also:

  • Gluten-Free
  • Egg-Free
  • Nut-Free
  • Low-Carb
  • Keto-Friendly
  • Only 3 Ingredients
  • Ready In Under 10 Minutes
3 ingredient Onion Dip Recipe

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How To Make 3-Ingredient Easy Onion Dip Recipe

It takes just 10 minutes to make this easy onion dip recipe all you need are simple ingredients that you probably have at home.


The 3 ingredient onion dip is made of:


Making this dip is the easiest recipe!

All you have to do is to combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.

You can use an electric beater to make it easier to beat the cream cheese and make it fluffier.

If you don’t have a beater, you can use a fork or a potato masher.

Incorporate any of the optional ingredients to vary the flavors. You can place the dip into smaller ramekins and create different tastes for each.

3 ingredient Onion Dip Recipe

Serving 3-Ingredient French Onion Dip

I recommend serving this easy onion dip with any of the following:

Storage Instructions

You can store this dip for up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

I don’t recommend freezing it as sour cream tends to crystalize and loses its texture.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between French Onion Dip and sour cream?

French Onion Dip is made with sour cream and onions, onion powder, or dehydrated onion soup.

Is Caramelized onion dip the same as French Onion Dip?

Caramelized onion dip and French onion dip generally taste the same, but the former is made with fresh, caramelized onions while the latter can be made with onion powder or onion soup.

How Many Carbs Are In 3-Ingredient Easy Onion Dip Recipe?

This French Onion Dip recipe contains only 2.4 grams of net carbs per serving.

3 ingredient Onion Dip Recipe

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3 ingredient Onion Dip Recipe

3-Ingredient Easy Onion Dip Recipe

2.4gNet Carbs
This 3-Ingredient Easy Onion Dip Recipe is a delicious dip for raw vegetable or chips ready in less than 15 minutes.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1 oz
5 from 165 votes



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  • In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese cubes, ranch dressing, and sour cream until smooth. You can either use an electric beater, a fork, or a potato masher.
  • Adjust the flavor by adding the suggested seasoning.
  • Serve with raw vegetables or your favorite crackers and chips.
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Nutrition1 oz
Yield: 8 servings


Serving: 1 ozCalories: 112.8 kcal (6%)Carbohydrates: 2.5 g (1%)Fiber: 0.1 gNet Carbs: 2.4 gProtein: 1.4 g (3%)Fat: 11 g (17%)Saturated Fat: 4.8 g (30%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.3 gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.6 gCholesterol: 24.7 mg (8%)Sodium: 262.1 mg (11%)Potassium: 53.7 mg (2%)Sugar: 1.6 g (2%)Vitamin A: 287.4 IU (6%)Vitamin B12: 0.1 µg (2%)Vitamin C: 0.6 mg (1%)Vitamin D: 0.1 µg (1%)Calcium: 32.7 mg (3%)Iron: 0.1 mg (1%)Magnesium: 3.9 mg (1%)Zinc: 0.1 mg (1%)
Carine Claudepierre

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Carine Claudepierre

Hi, I'm Carine, the food blogger, author, recipe developer, published author of a cookbook and many ebooks, and founder of Sweet As Honey.

I have an Accredited Certificate in Nutrition and Wellness obtained in 2014 from Well College Global (formerly Cadence Health). I'm passionate about sharing all my easy and tasty recipes that are both delicious and healthy. My expertise in the field comes from my background in chemistry and years of following a keto low-carb diet. But I'm also well versed in vegetarian and vegan cooking since my husband is vegan.

I now eat a more balanced diet where I alternate between keto and a Mediterranean Diet

Cooking and Baking is my true passion. In fact, I only share a small portion of my recipes on Sweet As Honey. Most of them are eaten by my husband and my two kids before I have time to take any pictures!

All my recipes are at least triple tested to make sure they work and I take pride in keeping them as accurate as possible.

Browse all my recipes with my Recipe Index.

I hope that you too find the recipes you love on Sweet As Honey!

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