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Grilled French Onion Dip

Grilled French Onion Dip

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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.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

35 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
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.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 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.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 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.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 5

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

  • 6

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

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