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Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix

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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pin showing the finished homemade dry onion soup mix.

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.

look at the finished homemade dry onion soup mix.

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.

a top down look at the finished dry onion soup mix.

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!

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!

ingredients in dry onion soup mix.

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!

adding ingredients into the bowl to mix.

Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir very well until all spices are combined.

ingredients in a bowl ready to be mixed.

Store mixture in an airtight container.

Ingredients ready to be stirred

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Printable Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix Recipe:

Yield: 1/3 Cup

Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix

Featured image showing finished homemade dry onion soup mix ready to serve.

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!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir very well until all spices are combined.
  2. Store mixture in an airtight container.

Notes

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.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 4Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 195mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

Lea Olive

Friday 6th of May 2022

my question is how much water would you use to make it into a soup?

Gina

Sunday 19th of June 2022

@Lea Olive, Use 4 cups of water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.

Roxane Rudick

Sunday 19th of June 2022

@Lea Olive, My exact question!

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