EASY FRENCH ONION SOUP-stove top then broiled

Nancy J. Patrykus


This is another old recipe and picture, I clipped from a magazine 30 years ago,and saved in my Soup Box.
You start with sliced onions then canned broth. Simmered on top of the stove, then under the broiler.
What could be simpler? and packed with great flavor.
I have enjoyed it many times, and I hope you will also.
Nancy. 9/22/13


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
15 Min


  • 2 tsp
  • 2 c
    thinly sliced ...onions
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 c
    canned beef broth
  • 4 slice
    french bread,.... lightly toasted
  • 1/3 c
    swiss cheese.......grated
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese.......grated

How to Make EASY FRENCH ONION SOUP-stove top then broiled


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan.
  2. Gently brown the sliced onions.
    Add flour, stir well and continue to simmer.
  3. Stir in broth and bring to a boil.
    Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
    Pre-heat broiler.
  4. Divide soup between oven proof bowls.
    Top each bowl with two small slices of bread.
    Sprinkle with cheeses and broil, taking care not to burn the top.
  5. ***Note: I was out of French bread,
    so I had used rye bread, cut in half..
    It was great with the added rye bread taste.
    Try it sometime.
    My favorite crunchy rye bread is made by Holsem.
  6. ***My friend made the recipe times four.
    For 8 cups of this soup, put it in a casserole dish, then under the broiler with the bread and cheese, for her Thur. afternoon bridge club.
    Her guests gave it ..5 stars!!

Printable Recipe Card

About EASY FRENCH ONION SOUP-stove top then broiled

Course/Dish: Beef Soups Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 5 Comments & Reviews

17 Best Fall Soups And Stews

17 Best Fall Soups and Stews

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s something so magical about enjoying a big bowl of a delicious fall soup on a crisp autumn day. Whether you prefer a thick stew or a creamy soup, we...

14 Comforting Crock Pot Soup Recipes

14 Comforting Crock Pot Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

There’s no better way to warm up on a chilly night than with a delicious cup of soup! Especially when your crock pot does all the work. Check out these...