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Homemade Sour Cream and Onion Dip

All you need is six simple ingredients for the best Homemade Sour Cream and Onion Dip.
5 from 24 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups minced onions (white or yellow)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Add the oil to a large nonstick sauté pan set over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the onions, sugar, and a pinch of salt and cook, stirring, until the onions are caramelized, about 10 minutes.
  • Set the caramelized onions aside to cool.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the sour cream, soy sauce, garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and the cooled caramelized onions. 
  • Cover the dip with plastic wrap and refrigerate it until ready to serve.

Kelly's Note:

  • For the best flavor, prepare the dip one day in advance and keep it refrigerated, covered with plastic wrap. 
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