We have been loving french onion soup for over 400 years. While there’s nothing wrong with the classic French onion soup recipe, there’s so many delicious spins on it. From Julia Child’s recipe to slow cooker versions to Guinness French onion soup, these French onion soup recipes are absolutely worth trying. Even if you have your tried-and-true recipe, you should step out of your comfort zone with these versions. Plus, there’s some other French onion soup inspired dinner recipes to try! French onion pot roast? Yes please!
“I absolutely love French onion soup, and this is sort of my Italian spin on it. What I love about this dish is it really is so simple, and just a few key ingredients shine – it’s a great example that good food doesn’t need to be complicated.” – Giada
“No more standing over the stove, make French onion soup in the slow cooker. Let the Crock Pot do all the hard work, with minimal prep work you can now have this classic French soup at home with ease!” – Lauren
“Cozy up with a rich, decadent bowl of vegetarian French onion soup. It’s just as savory and satisfying as the classic version – you won’t miss the beef broth with this umami-loaded, super flavorful broth and everyone’s favorite cheesy bread topping.” – Becca
“These French onion soup dumplings put a tasty spin on a favored Chinese dish. Gruyere, chicken, and spinach-filled wontons are pan-fried and served in a rich and flavorful French onion soup broth. It’s the ultimate comfort food!” – Erin
“An incredible, classic French onion soup made with delicious caramelized onions, fresh herbs, and a flavorful broth. Top this wonderful French onion soup with Gruyere cheese and a toasted slice of garlic French bread. You’ll make this one again and again!” – Monique
“A delicious masterpiece, these French onion soup bowls are a classic dish with amazing flavor. Made with sweet onions, fresh spices, and simmered in a beef broth (and wine), this is a dish that would make a greater starter. Also, you can impress your friends with an edible bread bowl too.” – Kelly
“Feel like a big bowl of Panera Bread’s famous soup, but want to save some cash? Try our Panera bistro French onion soup copycat version. It’s full of sweet, dark caramelized onions and a savory beef broth topped with crispy focaccia croutons and melted Gruyère cheese.” – Brooke
Bonus – recipes inspired by french onion soup!
“Nothing is better than a good grilled French onion burger – flavorful, juicy, and so satisfying. This easy French onion soup burger recipe has been in my family since I was a kid – a simple homemade beef burger recipe made with 3 ingredients & takes less than 25 minutes to throw together.” – Jess
“French onion grilled cheeses are like French onion soup reimagined in grilled cheese form! Loads of savory caramelized red onions, Gruyere cheese, and a delicious dipping broth for the perfect finishing bite.” – Catherine