TikTokers dumbfounded by home chef’s ‘heartburn-including’ snack food combo: ‘Don’t knock it ‘till you try it’

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“Onion chips” are TikTok’s newest viral snack — but no one can seem to agree on them.

The trend, which involves dipping raw onions in marinara sauce, has some users swearing by the surprising flavor combo. Others, meanwhile, are calling it gross and “heartburn-inducing.” 

Strange foods are nothing new on TikTok, where a brand new recipe seems to go viral every day. In the past few months alone, users have debated the merits of “cashew cheese,” watermelon pizza and ribs made out of jackfruit.

The “onion chips” trend seems to have started with TikToker Bethany Ugarte (@lilsipper_official). In her video, she explains how onions are actually the “perfect chip” for dipping in marinara sauce.

“Don’t knock it ’til you try it,” she says in the video.

The video received millions of views and sparked a massive debate among commenters. Some said the combination was just too bizarre.

“Why are you dipping anything in marinara sauce?” one user asked

“This is me, knocking it before I try it,” another joked

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Others, however, seemed pretty interested. 

“Ooh that sounds really good actually,” one user wrote.  

“I feel like she’s onto something,” another added

The pro-onion chip camp got a little more credibility a few days later when the mega-famous TikTok trend fact-checkers, Party Shirt, decided to try the snack. They were pretty impressed.

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