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A lady dipping a potato chip into onion dip.
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5 from 2 votes

Easy Onion Dip

Onion Dip (aka Lipton California Dip) is a classic American party dip appetizer with only 2 ingredients. Serve with potato chips & cut veggies.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizers, Dips, & Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy onion dip, party dip, sour cream dip
Servings: 10
Calories: 105kcal


  • 1 package Lipton onion soup mix
  • 2 cups Knudsen sour cream (or brand of choice)


  • In large bowl, combine onion soup mix and sour cream. Stir to blend.
  • Cover and chill for 30 minutes before serving. Serve with dippers like potato chips and cut veggies: celery, carrots, mini bell peppers, broccoli, cucumbers, and cauliflower.


serve with:

  • potato chips -plain or ruffled
  • carrot sticks
  • celery sticks
  • cut broccoli
  • cauliflower florets
  • sliced cucumbers
  • mini bell peppers
  • jicama sticks

make ahead:

You can make this ahead a couple of days, I think it tastes even better! Just give it a stir right before serving. 


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 494mg | Potassium: 105mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 0.1mg