Roasted Green Onion Dip


Cookbook author Julia Turshen was inspired by two classics--green-onion cream cheese spread and French onion dip--to create this party dip recipe.

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Photo: Melanie Acevedo
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
2 1/2 cups


  • 24 green onions, trimmed and coarsely chopped

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • Kosher salt

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, cut up and softened

  • 1 8 ounce carton sour cream

  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place green onions in a shallow baking pan. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Spread in an even layer. Roast 15 to 20 minutes or until softened and browned in spots, stirring once. Let cool.

  2. Transfer onions to a food processor. Add cream cheese, sour cream, lemon zest and juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; process until smooth. Or finely chop the onions; stir into remaining ingredients. Season to taste. Makes 2 1/2 cups. Serves 8 to 10.


Chill up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

201 Calories
19g Fat
7g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 201
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 175mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 90mg 7%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 204mg 4%
Folate, total 27.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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