French Onion Soup

Judy Garcia


I have been using this recipe for years. We love it!


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15 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 4 medium
    onions, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 can(s)
    (10½ oz) condensed beef broth
  • 1½ c
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 4 slice
    french bread (¾-1" thick)
  • 1 c
    shredded swiss cheese
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make French Onion Soup


  1. In 3 qt. saucepan over low heat, melt butter; add sliced onions. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 20-30 minutes. Add broth, water, bay leaf, pepper and thyme. Increase heat and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Place bread slices on cookie sheet; broil 5" from heat until golden brown, approximately 1 minute. Turn; repeat. Place toasted bread slices in oven-proof bowls or individual casseroles. Add broth and onions; top with Swiss cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  3. Place bowls on cookie sheet. Broil with cheese about 5" from heat just until cheese is melted and golden brown, 1-2 minutes. Serve with additional French bread or rolls, if desired.

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About French Onion Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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