Vegan French Onion Dip

Vegan French Onion Dip Recipe

By Brand New Vegan

🔪Prep Time: 10 min

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 60 min (onion)


1 large Yellow Onion, sliced into rings

3/4 tsp salt

1 Tbs Balsamic Vinegar and/or Veg Broth

16oz package Extra Firm Tofu

5 tsp Lemon Juice

3 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tsp Maple Syrup

1 tsp Vegan Worcestershire Sauce

1/3 cup dried Chopped Onions

2 tsp Onion Powder

1/4 tsp Celery Seed

1/4 tsp Paprika

1/4 tsp Salt

Dash of Black Pepper


1Slice onion into rings and add to a wide-bottomed frying pan

2Sprinkle 3/4 tsp salt over the onion and set the burner heat to medium-low

3Do not add oil, or stir, or otherwise touch the onions for at least 20-30 minutes

4While the onions are slowly cooking, drain tofu and add to blender

5Add lemon juice, vinegar, worcestershire, maple syrup, dried onions, onion powder, celery seed, paprika, salt, and pepper and blend until smooth – stopping to scrape down the sides as needed

6Add salt if needed to taste – but remember the onions have salt too

7After 30 minutes on the stove, stir the onions and add the balsamic (or water/veg broth) to deglaze the pan – 1 tablespoon at a time.

8Scrape up the browned bits on the bottom and stir into the onions

9Allow to cook another 5 or 10 min at a time, then stir, add broth, scrape, repeat until onions are desired color – a deep golden brown

10Add onions to blender and pulse a few times to mix

11Serve with your favorite veggies or chips

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