What more filling and appetizing can be than a flavorful French onion soup? Learn how to make French onion soup by following these easy recipes.

French Onion Soup Recipe

Refreshing, gorgeous, healthy, mouth-watering, and simply irresistible! What more terms can you use to describe a French onion soup? True to its name, this soup is a French delicacy, but there’s nothing particularly French about it, unless you use French cheese in its preparation. Though a popular French recipe, this soup is favored and savored by people across the globe. Made from beef broth traditionally, you can try preparing the vegetarian version as well. Here’s presenting you some simple recipes to make this delicious and tempting soup. Warming, filling, and classy, this French onion soup can be had alone or served as a starter to a lavish dinner. The choice is yours!
How To Make French Onion Soup
Classic French Onion Soup
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 6 large Onions (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup dry White Wine/ Beef Stock
  • 8 cups Brown Beef Stock
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Baguette (sliced diagonally)
  • 8 ounces Gruyere Cheese (sliced into 1 ounce pieces)
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  • Melt butter in large saucepan.
  • Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes on medium-high flame.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and allow the onions to caramelize for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in flour and increase the flame back to medium-high. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Deglaze the saucepan with white wine or beef stock.
  • Pour in brown beef stock along with bay leaves.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Toast the baguette slices in an oven until crispy.
  • Ladle soup into soup bowls and float a baguette slice on top of the soup.
  • Sprinkle some Gruyere cheese on top and broil until the cheese has melted.
Vegetarian French Onion Soup
  • 3 tbsp Butter/Olive Oil
  • 4 large White Onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp dry Mustard
  • A dash of Thyme
  • 5 cups Vegetable Stock and/or Water
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp dry White Wine (optional)
  • White Pepper (to taste)
  • Croutons or stale French Bread (to serve)
  • Gruyère/Swiss Cheese (grated or sliced, optional)
  • Heat butter in a wok, saucepan, or kettle on medium heat.
  • Add onions and salt. Sauté for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add mustard and thyme, mix well.
  • Cover the wok and simmer for 35 minutes on very low flame.
  • Add vegetable stock/water, soy sauce, white wine, and pepper. Stir.
  • Simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  • Serve soup into bowls and garnish with croutons and cheese.
  • Broil the soup for 1-2 minutes to brown the cheese.
  • Serve hot.
Easy French Onion Soup
  • 1 cup Onion Rings
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 6 cups Water
  • 5 tbsp grated Processed Cheese (preferably cooking cheese)
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 2 Bread Slices
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Melt butter in a saucepan and fry onions until brown.
  • Add water, 3 tbsp cheese, mustard, and salt. Stir well and boil the mixture.
  • Toast the bread slices and butter them slightly.
  • Sprinkle some cheese on the slices and cut each slice into 3 pieces.
  • Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with one toast piece and grated cheese.
  • Broil the soup until the cheese starts sizzling.
  • Serve hot.
This is how you make a fantastic and nourishing French onion soup. Go ahead and treat your loved ones with these easy recipes.

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