Warm French Onion Dip

This creamy and rich dip is a hit at any party.  Fresh onions cook down to give this dip the sweetest flavour, far superior to any powdered soup mix.

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CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Beef Broth

CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Beef Broth

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  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsalted butter
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves  garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp (3 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dry hot  mustard powder
  • 1 cup (250 mL) CAMPBELL’S® 30% Less Sodium Ready to Use Beef Broth
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sherry or red wine (optional)
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sour cream
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Gruyere or  Swiss cheese, shredded, divided
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley or chives, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Lightly oil a  2 qt (1.9 L) baking dish or coat with nonstick spray.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions, garlic and thyme; season with salt and hot mustard powder. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are very soft and caramelized, about 25 minutes.
  3. Stir in beef broth and red wine or sherry, if using. Bring to a simmer; remove from heat and stir in cream cheese, sour cream and half of the Gruyere or Swiss.
  4. Spread mixture into the prepared baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Gruyere. Place into oven and bake until bubbly and golden, about 10-12 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley or chives and serve immediately with sliced toasted baguette.

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Amount Per Serving
Calories 80
Fat 6 g
Sodium 200 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fibre 1 g
Protein 3 g
Calcium 6 %DV

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