French Onion Soup

Jean Fisher


This is one of my personal favorites.

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4 - 6
20 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


3 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3 medium
onions, peeled and thinly sliced
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 box
reduced - sodium beef broth (32 ounces)
1/4 c
red wine
4 - 6 slice
french bread
6 oz
swiss cheese, shredded

How to Make French Onion Soup


  • 1Melt butter in a very large, deep pot over medium heat. Add onions and stir to coat. Cover; cook 15 minutes , stirring occasionally, until onions are very soft and begin to turn golden brown.
  • 2Uncover; increase heat to medium-high. Add sugar and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle with flour, cook 1 minute. Stir in broth, wine and 1 cup water. Simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes.
  • 3Heat broiler. Spread bread slices on a baking sheet. Toast under broiler for 1 to 2 minutes per side. Set aside. Place ovenproof bowls on baking sheet. Divide soup evenly among bowls.
  • 4Place slice of toast on each serving of soup. Top with cheese. Heat under broiler for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Carefully remove from oven & serve warm.

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About French Onion Soup

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