24 Reviews

OH MY! My son walked into the house from school & before the door even closed he said, "It smells like Subway in here!" The sauce thickens as it cools. But I would suggest letting the mixture cool before covering instead of going with the directions. I did cover first but it was so hot the steam built up inside & I had an exploding Tupperware lid. LOL A bit messy, yes, but the taste is sooo worth it. Served this to 8 hungry guys along with hoagie rolls, sliced green pepper, red onion, cucumber, black olives, pepperoncini, & shredded lettuce. I did have tomatoes but they didn't look good by the time I needed them so left them out. I don't think anyone noticed. The only complaint was that we all wanted a lot more sauce. I tripled the recipe to feed everyone & added it to the crockpot with cooked & shredded chicken. Everyone liked the shredded meat instead of chunks but in the crock the sauce thinned up again. I am going to buy a squeezy bottle like Subway would use, so next time I can serve room temperature sauce on the side. It's a sticky, sweet & tangy flavor that is probably the best copycat recipe I've tried so far. Just like Subway! Yummm!!! This "baby" was chosen from the PAC Spring 2008 orphanage & all I can say is that I am one LUCKY Mommy!

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**Tinkerbell** May 22, 2008

I used the recipe from Todd Wilbur's "Top Secret Recipes" book. It was identical to this except instead of 'buttermilk baking mix' it used 'buttermilk powder' instead, which makes more sense to me. I also used dried minced onions from the seasonings isle, which I think is what this recipe is meant to use.

Overall it's got a good flavor, but I can't speak to it's closeness to Subway's Sweet Onion Sauce since I haven't had it in a long while. It comes together well and tastes even better after refrigeration.

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varegistry_5431874 March 15, 2012

I just got done making this sauce, and it is in the fridge to cool. I have a feeling it's not going to taste like the subway sauce, like at all. First of all, it's WAY too dark to be the subway sweet onion sauce. Theirs is thick, and very light, with tiny red flake things in it. Tastes like purple onions, not white ones. I could just be judging it by the looks and the thought of the ingredients, so I'm not going to rate it until it cools and I can taste it. I REALLY hope that it tastes just like the sauce, because that's my favorite sauce for both my subs and salads!

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Ashley Fletcher November 29, 2011

Pretty damn good!

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Jason Chang June 29, 2009

this stuff taste nothing like the subways sweet onion sauce, sorry to the creator but it tastes more like a handful of onions soaked in balsamic vinegar! honestly everytime i go to subway the people there are more than willing to give u a plastic cup of their real sweet onion sauce, probabaly just easier that way....

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freestylemx745 June 08, 2009

Mmmm this sauce is so good! And sweet! Great way to perk up the flavor of boring reheated chicken for dinner. Shredded the cooked chicken and used this as the sauce.Served it also with tomatoes. Next time, I'll serve it the subway style with all those additional garnishes(olives, lettuce, etc) in the sandwich. Prep time plus cooking is actually less than 10mins as everything's just mixed all together and microwaved for at least 2mins. Thanks! Made for PAC Fall 2008.

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Pneuma October 19, 2008

Every time we go to Subway my son gets this sandwich. It's offical, the recipe has passed the Bubba(he is very picky) test. Bubba said it taste exactly same. Three cheers. This is a great recipe.

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klgauntt June 18, 2008

taste just like the real thing

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greenfairy2821 February 12, 2008

We made this tonight. It's a keeper. I will be making this again. Thanks so much for sharing it.

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TipMuf February 07, 2008

My hubby and I both like this sauce. I serve it with teriyaki chicken pitas or grilled chicken wrapped in tortillas with lettuce and green pepper strips.

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lucy4174 January 07, 2008
Subway Sweet Onion Sauce