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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

How to make French Onion Soup


A bowl of french onion soup

This French Onion Soup is another home recipe that is easy to make. You don’t have to go out to a restaurant any more to enjoy French Onion soup.

There is nothing that I liked better than going out to nice restaurant and ordering the French Onion soup as a starter to a great meal.

Here is a wonderful easy to make recipe that you can whip up in no time at all and enjoy this soup right at home.


  • ½ cup of unsalted butter
  • 5 onions (Sliced)
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 2 Sprigs of fresh Thyme
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 quarts of beef broth (We use Swansons Low Sodium)
  • 1 baguette (Sliced)
  • ¾ pound of grated provolone and asigo cheese (Option Swiss cheese)

  1. In a stock pot melt the butter, add the garlic, thyme, and onions, you can add just a little water if needed.
  2. Cook until the onions a caramelized, then add the wine and simmer until the wine is gone, then remove the thyme.
  3. Add the beef broth; bring to a slight boil and the turn sown to simmer for about 15 minutes.
  4. Ladle the soup into oven safe bowls. Add 2 slices of the baguette, and the cover with the cheese.
  5. Place under the broiler until the cheese is melted and tuning brown.
Please feel free to rate this recipe for me in the comments: As Always Thanks for stopping by


  1. Replies
    1. Hi Donna, Comfort for sure, on a cold day!! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day today :)

  2. French Onion Soup has always been my hubby's favorite. Always good to have a homemade recipe to try. BTW, congrats on having this article featured on 92.9 The Lake Louisiana radio station website today. Very nice and very deserving.

    1. Thanks so much I'm so honored to have it featured, all thanks to Cynthia :)


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