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Make Your Own Onion Soup Mix

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This onion soup is really easy to make. I had put off making it because I don't use onion soup mix much, but I recently made some homemade meatloaf, and the recipe called for onion soup mix. This mix would also make a great dressing for chips or a vegetable tray. To make this recipe I used dehydrated onions that I had prepared early this year, but you can also use minced dried onions from the store.


2/3 c. dried onion, minced
1 tbsp. dried parsley
1 tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. turmeric
1 tsp. celery salt
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground pepper

Mix all the ingredients together and store in a mason jar or other air tight container. If you use a mason jar and you have a Food Saver, you can use the vacuum jar sealer to seal your jar to keep your mix fresh between uses.

onion soup mix

Two tablespoons of this homemade mix equals one package of store bought onion soup mix (except without all the added colors and preservatives). One recipe makes about four "packages" of mix.

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