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Rich and Simple French Onion Soup Recipe

Rich and Simple French Onion Soup Recipe

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How To Make Rich and Simple French Onion Soup

Comfort in a bowl – caramelized onions and beef broth come together for a flavorful and easy French onion soup.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



  • 4 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 slices of baguette
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyere cheese


  1. Melt butter and oil in a large pot over medium-low heat. Add onions and garlic, and cook for 35-40 minutes until caramelized.

  2. Add thyme and wine, and cook until liquid has evaporated.

  3. Pour in beef broth, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.

  4. Preheat broiler. Ladle soup into 4 oven-safe bowls. Top each bowl with a slice of bread and 1/2 cup of cheese.

  5. Place bowls on a baking sheet and broil for 2-3 minutes until cheese is bubbly and golden.


  • Calories : 421kcal
  • Total Fat : 22g
  • Saturated Fat : 11g
  • Cholesterol : 57mg
  • Sodium : 2166mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 30g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 13g
  • Protein : 21g
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