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Grilled French Onion Dip

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Mesquite

Leave those packets of boring onion dip mix in the cupboard. We’re grilling up onions right on the Traeger, imparting wood-fired taste that the whole crew will be coming back for.

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  • 2 Tablespoon butter

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 3 Pound Yellow Onions, quartered, thinly sliced

  • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 Teaspoon fresh thyme

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 Cup sour cream

  • 1 Cup mayonnaise

  • 2 Teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. While the grill is heating, place a large cast-iron pan on the grill grate.
  • 2

    When the grill is up to temperature, melt the butter with the olive oil in the pan. Add the onions and 2 teaspoons of salt.

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    • 2 Tablespoon butter

    • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

    • 3 Pound Yellow Onions, quartered, thinly sliced

    • 2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 3

    Stir, then close the grill and cook, stirring every 5 minutes, until the onions are very soft and dark brown, about 25-30 minutes.

    500 ˚F

  • 4

    Stir in the thyme and cook for 3 more minutes. Remove from the heat, add a fresh grinding of pepper, and allow the onions to cool.

    500 ˚F

    • 1 Teaspoon fresh thyme

    • freshly ground black pepper

  • 5

    In a mixing bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, and lemon juice. Stir in the grilled onions.

    • 1 Cup sour cream

    • 1 Cup mayonnaise

    • 2 Teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 6

    Taste, adding more salt and pepper as necessary. Serve with kettle chips or your favorite veggies. Enjoy!