Warm Your Bones with Delicious French Onion Soup!

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Whether you are coming in from a day out on the slopes, or just weathering out the next winters’ storm, nothing takes the chill off better than a bowl of homemade soup. So, come right in and cozy on up to the fire and have yourself some delicious French Onion soup!

Did you know making a decadent French Onion soup is super easy and fast to make? In about forty-five minutes you can be slurping up that cheesy, rich onion flavor. With a floating baguette covered in melted Gruyere cheese , this soup makes a hearty meal. Now get out there and enjoy some cold winter activities…your soup will be waiting!

Ingredients:

Serves 8-10

  1. 3-4 large sweet onions ( about 8 cups chopped)
  2. ¼ cup butter
  3. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  4. 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  5. ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  6. 1/3 cup dry red wine
  7. 64 ounces beef stock ( 8 cups)
  8. 4 beef bouillon cubes
  9. 1 bay leaf
  10. ½ teaspoon thyme
  11. ½ teaspoon black pepper
  12. 1 baguette sliced or thick sliced bread toasted
  13. 12 ounces ( 340 grams ) gruyere cheese shredded

Check out these cute oven safe soup bowls, perfect for French Onion soup!

Easy-Prep Directions:

coarsely chop onion and set aside
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  • coarsely chop onion and set aside
melt butter and oil together in a dutch oven or large pan (minimun 6 quart pan)
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  • melt butter and oil together in a dutch oven or large pan on medium-low heat

*minimum 6 quart pan

add onions to the pan and toss to coat with butter
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  • add onions to the pan and toss to coat with butter

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  • continue to cook onions on medium- low heat until all are soft and transluscent.

add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar to the onions and turn heat to high
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  • add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar to the onions and turn heat to high
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  • cook onions while continually tossing and stirring until they are brown, soft and sticky, then lower heat to medium
add flour and toss into the onions until fully combined
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  • add flour and toss into the onions until fully combined
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  • add the red wine and stir
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  • add beef stock and the spices and bring to a boil then simmer for 20 minutesB

Adding the Bread and Cheese:

ladle some soup into an oven safe bowl 
slice your baguette into 1" slices and toast
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  • ladle some soup into an oven safe bowl
  • slice your baguette into 1″ slices and toast
float your baguette toasts in the soup
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  • float your baguette toasts in the soup
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  • cover the toast with the shredded gruyere cheese
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  • place bowls onto a cookie sheet and place under the broiler until cheese is melted and bubbly
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  • Enjoy!

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