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Homemade Onion Soup Mix

How to make your own homemade onion soup mix so you can always have it in the house and ready to go even if you run out of those trusty little packets!
Cuisine American
Keyword Onion Soup Mix
Prep Time 3 minutes
Author Courtenay


  • 1/4 cup dried onion flakes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable bouillon powder (or two cubes crumbled)
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp celery seed


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until all ingredients are well-distributed. Use in place of 1 regular packet of onion soup mix in all of your favourite recipes. 

  2. This recipe can easily been doubled, tripled, quadrupled, etc. Just store extra onion soup mix in an airtight container. Use one heaping 1/4 cup scoop to equal one packet of onion soup mix. 

  3. Mix this recipe with four cups of boiling water and simmer for 15 minutes to make a simple onion soup.