You can make homemade dry onion soup mix to save money, avoid preservatives, and always have your favorites on hand! Try out this onion soup mix substitute today!
The great thing about this substitute for onion soup mix is that you can make it at home so you always have it on hand for recipes, dips, toppings, and more. It’s a simple homemade dry onion soup mix that keeps you from having to worry about fillers, preservatives, and of course an annoying trip to the store when you realize you need some!
If you don’t want to stop with just the onion soup mix substitute you can try out our other seasoning mixes too! Try Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix, Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe, and Homemade Everything Bagel Seasoning Recipe for even more homemade seasonings and mixes.
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Making soup mix and other homemade seasonings is really easy, this recipe makes about 1/3 of a cup and you can keep it stored in a mason jar or other airtight container until you need it.
Why should I make my own soup mix?
There’s a lot of reasons you might want to make your own seasonings and soup mixes. This recipe is an easy way to make sure there’s nothing included that you can’t have or don’t want to eat.
Another reason is cost! It’s really easy to make big batches (or small batches) of homemade dry onion soup mix and making them at home saves you a lot of money. What you are really paying for in the store is just the convenience of the prepackaged versions.
Finally, if you have any allergies you can control the contamination unlike factories and packaging plants who make store-bought versions of this dry onion soup mix! For those of you who need to be careful about gluten, nuts, etc. this homemade version is a great option.
Ingredients in dry onion soup mix?
This recipe actually doesn’t use a lot of hard to find ingredients and it’s pretty simple to put together. As usual, you can find the full amounts in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post. You will also find step by step instructions, shopping links, nutritional estimates, and more!
For this recipe you will need the following ingredients that you can easily grab at the grocery store or at many bulk places if you plan to make a big batch to share or store for future use!
- Minced onion
- Beef bouillon (granulated is easiest to use)
- Onion powder
- Celery seed
- Garlic powder
If you make substitutions or changes you can let us know in the comments below about any tasty versions you come up with. The great thing about making your own spices and seasoning mixes is that you can mix things up and change them according to your own tastes!
How to make this easy substitute for onion soup mix:
The only thing easier than enjoying this dry onion soup mix is making it! There’s only two steps you need to follow in order to make this tasty mix for yourself!
Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir very well until all spices are combined.
Store mixture in an airtight container.
Looking for more delicious recipes to try?
If you enjoyed making this homemade dry onion soup mix you might want to try out some of these other delicious recipes! Make sure to let us know in the comments below which ones are your favorites.
- Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix
- Homemade Everything Bagel Seasoning Recipe
- Everything Bagel Seasoning Dip
- Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
- Make your own Homemade Spice Mixes
Printable Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix Recipe:
- ¼ cup minced onion
- 1.5 Tablespoons granulated beef bouillon
- ¼ tsp onion powder
- ⅛ tsp celery seed
- ⅛ tsp garlic powder
- ⅛ tsp pepper
- Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir very well until all spices are combined.
- Store mixture in an airtight container.
To prepare onion soup: In a saucepan, combine water and 5 tablespoons onion soup mix. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
To prepare onion dip: In a bowl, combine 2 cups sour cream and 5 tablespoons onion soup mix; mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve with vegetables, chips or crackers. Yield: 16 servings.
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Herb-Ox Sodium-Free Beef Flavored Granulated Boullion
OXO Good Grips 11-Inch Better Balloon Whisk
OXO Good Grips 2-Cup Angled Measuring Cup
Spring Chef Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Metal Measuring Spoons, Set of 6
Farberware Color Measuring Cups, Mixed Colors, Set of 4
Pyrex Prepware 1-Cup Glass Measuring Cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 4Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 195mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g