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Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

This Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip will have your taste buds singing and make you the favorite chef of any potluck party. Who doesn’t love a yummy, gooey, cheesy dip?

“We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.” – Mario Batali 

Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

Interesting Facts about Vidalia Onions:

Did you know it’s the amount of sulfur in the soil that gives onions their flavor?

Vidalia onions are unusually sweet because there’s a low amount of sulfur in the soil where they are grown.  Vidalia onions are named so because they are primarily grown in Vidalia, Georgia.

The vidalia onion was named Georgia’s state vegetable in 1990.

Every spring, the Vidalia Onion Festival is held in Georgia.  It was featured on the Food Network.

This four-day festival that is attended by onion lovers from all over.  The festival starts with a children’s parade and a Movie Under the Stars.  Other activities like the famous Vidalia onion eating contest, Vidalia onion festival concerts, carnival, onion recipe contest, arts and crafts festival, Onion Run and public tasting are just some of the fun.

Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip is a super easy recipe to make. You can also make it ahead of time (two days) and then bake it whenever you’re ready.

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Here’s the Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip Recipe: 

Ingredients for Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 cup grated Swiss cheese

1 1/2 cups chopped Vidalia onion

1 cup mayonnaise

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon hot sauce

How to make Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip: 

1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2) In a medium-sized bowl, mix all the ingredients.  Transfer mixture to a 1-quart baking dish.

3) Cook dish for 25 minutes.

4) Serve hot.

Here’s the printable version of Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip Recipe:

Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup grated Swiss cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped Vidalia onion
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, mix all the ingredients. Transfer mixture to a 1-quart baking dish.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.

Cheesy Vidalia Onion Dip Recipe tips:

You can use a food processor to chop up the onion. This will speed things up quite a bit.

Adjust the hot sauce to your liking. I put 1 teaspoon in the recipe, but I like it a bit hotter, so I usually add more.

You can substitute 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder for the two minced garlic cloves.

Add your favorite flavors to make this dip even more delicious, like jalapeño peppers or artichoke hearts.

What to serve with Hot Vidalia Onion Dip Recipe: 

I used baked crostini as the dipper, but feel free to use crackers or freshly cut vegetables instead.

To make toasted crostini, simply preheat oven at 375 degrees.  Take a day-old baguette and slice each piece about 1/4″ wide crosswise.

Brush with olive oil on each slice of the bread.  Place the slices of baguette on a cookie sheet, olive oil side up, and bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly toasted.  Keep your eye on the toasts to make sure they don’t burn.

Here’s what you’ll need to make Hot Onion Dip:

I love, love, love my Corningware baking dishes. Best of all, they come with lids, so if you have leftovers simply add a lid and put it in the refrigerator, and you’re done.

They are pretty enough to bring to a party without changing dishes too. They are microwave, refrigerator, oven, freezer, and dishwasher safe. You can find them here.

CorningWare 12 Piece Round and Oval Bakeware Set, White

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30 Thanksgiving Inspired Finger Foods & Dips: Easy to do - Karluci

Friday 2nd of August 2019

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Faiza

Sunday 21st of October 2018

If i dont get vidalia onion then which onion can i sub it with? White?

Kelly

Sunday 21st of October 2018

Hello Faiza! You can use Walla Walla. This recipe uses sweet onions, not regular onions. Kelly

Cathy

Tuesday 2nd of October 2018

Can't wait to try this, will be this weekend for company.

Kelly

Wednesday 3rd of October 2018

Hello Cathy! Let me know how you like it! Kelly

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