Instant Pot French Onion Dip


Once you make this, you'll never buy the dip in the little plastic tubs again. Guaranteed! For best results, refrigerate overnight. Serve with potato chips or chopped veggies.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 medium onion, halved and sliced into petals

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot), and select Saute function. Add butter, onion, and salt. Cook until onions are soft and caramelized, about 8 minutes. Close and lock the lid. Select Manual; set timer for 5 minutes. Allow 5 minutes for pressure to build.

  2. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes.

  3. Select Saute function again and cook for 5 minutes or until liquid has evaporated. Turn pressure cooker off and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

  4. Combine cream cheese, sour cream, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, and garlic powder in a large bowl. Remove onions from pressure cooker using a slotted spoon and add to bowl with cream cheese mixture. Stir. Cover dip with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

182 Calories
17g Fat
4g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 182
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 422mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 119mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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