French Onion Soup Recipe

Making truly authentic French Onion Soup is easier than you think! This wonderful, simple and flavorful soup is the perfect warm dish for winter!

Servings: 4


1 1/2 lbs onions (about 3 large onions), thinly sliced
3 Tbs. butter
1/4 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 Tbs. flour
6 cups beef stock
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 piece celery just a small chunk, not the whole rib
2 bay leaves
8 slices french baguette bread
4 tablespoons butter melted
2 cloves garlic halved
1 cup Gruyere cheese , fresh grated
1/3 cup parmesan cheese , fresh grated


  1. Add butter and onions to a large pot over medium heat. Season with a little salt and pepper and cook until softened. 
  2. Add sugar and continue to gently stir until onions become golden brown and caramelized, about 25 minutes. Careful to not let them burn!
  3. Add the flour and cook for 3 more minutes. 
  4. Add beef stock, wine, thyme, celery and bay leaves. Cook partially covered for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
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