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Grilled French Onion Dip

Amanda Haas


Grilled French Onion Dip

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

35 Minutes

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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.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

    Steps

    • 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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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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