Baked French Onion Soup Dip

We love the coziness of baked French onion soup. It’s perfect for the colder months and goes with just about any meal. Although we are on our way to soup season, we aren’t quite there yet! Football season is upon us, so naturally we have dips on the brain. This baked French onion soup dip has all of the benefits of French onion soup, in dip form. So many dips are made with cream cheese. I decided to lighten this dish up and make it with cottage cheese instead. It’s high in protein and lower in fat, so it will leave you full and feeling good. If you love French onion soup, this dip is a must try this fall.

Why you’ll love this baked dip

  • It’s comforting and warm, and tastes just like French onion soup.
  • It’s make with only 4 ingredients, and is easy to throw together,.
  • It’s made with the ingredient of 2023, cottage cheese! Cottage cheese makes it much lighter than if it were made with cream cheese.

Here’s what you’ll need to make it

  • Frying Pan
  • Knife
  • Oven safe dish
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula

Ingredients & substitutions

  • Cottage cheese 
  • Yellow onions – They are sweeter and caramelize nicely
  • Packet French onion soup mix
  • Mozzarella
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Potato chips – You can also serve with toasted bread
  • Green onion for garnish – this is optional but it adds a little color to the dish

How to make this cottage cheese French onion dip

  • Slice and caramelize your onions. To a pan, add about a tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat. Add your onions and stir every 4 minutes or so. Salt. Caramelizing will take a while, but be patient until your onions are truly cooked down and browned. You can speed up this process by adding a little tap water and let that cook down. This might take 20-30 minutes.
  • To a mixing bowl, add your cottage cheese and 1 cup of mozzarella, spice packet and caramelized onions. Stir together.
  • Add to your oven safe baking dish and bake at 400 degrees until it’s hot and bubbly. This should take around 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and add the remaining cheese to the top. Broil for about 5 minutes until the cheese on top is melted. Serve your baked French onion soup dip with potato chips.

FAQs about baked dips

How long can homemade dips sit out?

2 hours.

How do you preserve homemade dips?

The fridge is the best place to store dips. Store your dips in the fridge and make sure they are sealed to make them last longer.

How long does a baked dip last in the fridge?

How to store. Store leftover baked spinach dip in an airtight container (or keep it in the baking dish, cover tightly with plastic cling wrap) and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

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Baked French Onion Soup Dip

Soup season is right around the corner, but I’m not ready to let go of summer… so let’s make a dip!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, French
Servings 20 Servings
Calories 250 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Frying Pan
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 oven safe dish
  • 1 Mixing bowl
  • 1 Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 22 Oz cottage cheese 1 tub
  • 4 yellow onions peeled and sliced
  • 1 Packet French onion soup mix
  • 2 Cups shredded mozzarella
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • potato chips for serving
  • green onion for garnish optional

Instructions
 

  • Slice and caramelize your onions. To a pan, add about a tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat. Add your onions and stir every 4 minutes or so. Salt. Caramelizing will take a while, but be patient until your onions are truly cooked down and browned. You can speed up this process by adding a little tap water and let that cook down. This might take 20-30 minutes.
    To a mixing bowl, add your cottage cheese and 1 cup of mozzarella, spice packet and caramelized onions.
    Stir together. Add to your oven safe baking dish and bake at 400 degrees until it’s hot and bubbly. This should take around 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and add the remaining cheese to the top. Broil for about 5 minutes until the cheese on top is melted.
    Serve with potato chips.
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