Create your own simple copycat almost Lipton’s onion soup mix to have on hand for a great last-minute appetizer or for use in casseroles and other main dishes.
Creating mixes ahead of time saves both time and money (particularly trips to the store!). This is one of our favorite mixes to keep on hand for whipping up dips, roasting flavorful potatoes, meatloaf, dump recipes in the crockpot and so much more.
If you happen to have a hunter in the family, this mix can be a godsend to help reduce the heavy game flavor in wild meats as well as help tenderize the meat at the same time.
Copycat Lipton’s Onion Soup Mix Recipe
3/4 c. Dried minced onion
1/3 c. beef bouillon granules
4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp crushed celery seed
1/4 tsp sugar
Combine all ingredients and seal in Ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar). Approximate 5 Tbs of mix = (1) envelope (1 1/4 oz)
To make onion dip:
5 Tbs. of prepared Copycat Lipton’s Onion Soup Mix (as listed above)
1 pint Sour Cream
Blend well, refrigerate for at least an hour.
Kick it up a notch by adding 2 Tbs Tobasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce.
To Make Delicious Onion Roasted Potatoes:
Wash 5-6 Russet potatoes and cut into chunks. Place the chunks in a Gallon ziplock bag, add 1-2 Tbs Olive oil, seal and shake to coat. Add 5 Tbs seasoning mix, seal and shake to coat. Pour them onto a baking sheet and bake 35-40 minutes at 350F
If you’re making the mix to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet, be sure to use a low or NO
sodium beef bouillon.
What is your favorite recipe using Onion Soup Mix?
Photo Credit Submitted by BethAnne Traverse City, MI Used with her permission