French Onion Soup-Bowl Full of Love~Robynne

Robynne Glenn


French Onion Soup! Who doesn't love a hot cheesy bowl of this rich satisfying soup? When my husband took a taste, he said "Mmmm, this is like a bowl full of love!"

Music to my ears!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 8
    sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 5 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 c
    butter, melted
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 64 oz
    beef broth
  • 2 can(s)
    (10 1/2 oz cans) beef consomme
  • 2 c
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    beef base
  • 3
    bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 1/4 c
    madeira wine
  • ·
    ***additional salt, pepper, and granulated garlic, if needed
  • 6-8
    (3/4 inch thick) slices of sourdough bread, toasted
  • 24
    slices of gruyere cheese
  • ·
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make French Onion Soup-Bowl Full of Love~Robynne


  1. Cook onion and garlic in butter in a dutch oven over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until very tender.
  2. Add flour, stirring until smooth. Gradually add broth, water and beef base. Bring to a boil; add bay leaves,thyme. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in pepper,and wine. Remove from heat. Remove bay leaves.
  3. Place ovenproof serving bowls on a baking sheet. Ladle soup into bowls. Place 1 slice of Gruyere on top of soup, place toasted bread slice on top of cheese, place two overlapping slices of Gruyere on top of bread (it's okay if corners of cheese hang over bowl), sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 1 minute or until cheese melts and begins to get brown and bubbly.

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About French Onion Soup-Bowl Full of Love~Robynne

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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