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


Add to Grocery List

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


  • 1Melt butter in a saucepan.
  • 2Gently brown the sliced onions.
    Add flour, stir well and continue to simmer.
  • 3Stir in broth and bring to a boil.
    Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
    Pre-heat broiler.
  • 4Divide 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

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...

How To Pair Soups And Wine Recipe

How to Pair Soups and Wine

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Pairing soups and wine can be tricky. Besides there being many types of soup (stews, chowder, broth-based, etc.), soups are liquid and pairing liquid with liquid is strange. In reality,...