Homemade French Onion Soup

By Monika Rosales
from Pembroke Pines, FL

Such a perfect hearty any day of the week Soup.

prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top


  •   2 large
    onions (yellow or white)
  •   4 c
    beef broth
  •   1 Tbsp
  •   1 Tbsp
    vegetable or canola oil
  •   1 tsp
  •   1 tsp
    apple cider vinegar
  •   dash(es)
    salt/pepper to taste
  •   2 slice
    french bread (thick cut)
  •   4 slice
    mozzarella cheese

How To Make

  • 1
    Peel and cut the onions in half, then slices.
  • 2
    add the butter and oil to a large pot on medium, add the onions, salt and pepper and stir to coat, cover and let the onions cook down until translucent ( stirring occasionally) about 15 mins.
  • 3
    Uncover and continue cooking and stirring till golden brown another 15 mins. ( careful not to burn)/
  • 4
    add in the flour and stir about a minute, then the apple cider vinegar as well as the Beef broth ( you can substitute vegetable broth for a vegetarian version)
  • 5
    add in the thyme and let simmer another 10 mins.
  • 6
    lightly toast a thick piece of french bread, in an oven proof bowl, pour soup almost to top, then place the bread and cover with 2 ( OK maybe 3) slices of mozzarella cheese.
  • 7
    Broil about 5 mins, until cheese is melted, bubbly and edges are perfectly brown....ENJOY the gooey deliciousness hearty soup.

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