Homemade French Onion Soup Recipe

Russ Myers


A traditional French onion soup recipe complete with a bread and cheese topping.

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6 servings


15 Min


40 Min


Stove Top


4 lg. yellow onions (about 9 to 11 oz. each), sliced
6 Tbs. butter (or margarine)
1 Tbs. sugar
2 qts. chicken broth
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 baguette French bread (sliced and toasted)
Romano cheese, grated

Directions Step-By-Step

Melt butter in large saucepan that holds at least 4 quarts. Add onions and cook over medium heat for 12 minutes, or until tender and golden. Stir often. Add sugar and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add broth, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 12 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, ladle soup into bowl; float toast on soup. Sprinkle with cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Heirloom