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Homemade Onion Dip

Homemade Onion Dip

By Traeger Kitchen

Caramelized onions are easy to make on your Traeger. Bringing out those sweet flavors is what makes this dip overly addictive. It's the best game-day dip on the block.

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
2 Large sweet onion
1 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
1 Teaspoon garlic salt
1 Teaspoon Black pepper
1/2 Teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 Cup beef bouillon
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 Tablespoon bourbon
1 1/2 Cup sour cream
8 Ounce cream cheese
2 Tablespoon Chives, fresh


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 250 degrees and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Put the butter and vegetable oil in a disposable foil pan and place it on the grill grate. When the butter is melted, stir in the onions (diced), sugar, garlic salt, pepper, and thyme.

    • 1 Tablespoon butter

    • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

    • 2 Large sweet onion

    • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar

    • 1 Teaspoon garlic salt

    • 1 Teaspoon Black pepper

    • 1/2 Teaspoon dried thyme

  • 3

    Combine the beef bouillon, Worcestershire sauce, and bourbon, if using, in a glass measuring cup and pour half over the onions.

    • 1/2 Cup beef bouillon

    • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

    • 1 Tablespoon bourbon

  • 4

    Return the pan to the grill grate and cook the onions, stirring occasionally, adding more sauce if needed, until they are soft and golden brown (about 45 minutes to 1 hour). Let the onions cool completely.

  • 5

    While onions are cooking, combine the sour cream and cream cheese in a large mixing bowl and stir until smooth.

    • 1 1/2 Cup sour cream

    • 8 Ounce cream cheese

  • 6

    Stir in the cooled onions and chives, if using. Add more salt and pepper to taste.

    • 2 Tablespoon Chives, fresh

  • 7

    Cover and chill until serving. Serve with crudites or potato chips. Enjoy!

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