French Onion Soup Recipe

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French Onion Soup

Rose Creehan


Easy, great soup for a cold winter meal !!! (or this recipe can be served for a special occasion)

pinch tips: Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Hints




1 Hr


3 Hr


yellow cooking onions, nice size
3-4 box
low sodium beef boullion
1 bottle
red cooking wine, or whatever wine you have opened in the house
1 stick
3 Tbsp
kitchen bouquet
water, add as needed
(if you like to make your own beef stock, fantastic, i always simply buy it - or if i decide to make it & i don't have any stock in the house, i'll use boullion or soup base (beef flavored)
2 Tbsp
black pepper
loaf of french baguette bread
1 lb
provolone cheese, sliced medium

Directions Step-By-Step

Peel, slice & saute onions in the stick of butter add pepper, let them get a little brown - then add all of the beef stock, wine & water, if needed ~ (I use a Dutch Oven to make this soup in)
Bring to a rolling boil - then turn down to low-simmer! Cook for about 2-3 hours -

Slice French Baguette bread in 1/2" slices, spread a little butter & broil in oven, till lightly browned ~
When just about ready to serve, put a few ladles of soup in an oven-proofed bowl or individual soup toureen - put a piece of the Baguette on top, then top off with a nice thick slice of Provolone cheese, broil till the cheese gets brown & bubbly !!! Serve - be careful not to burn your mouth - you will love this soup !!!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy