Easy French Onion Soup

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by LaLa Lola

This is our Christmas Day buffet soup. So easy to prepare and serve. Ladling the soup over the French bread and cheese is a simple way to melt the cheese without using the broiler.

Top Review by Caroline Cooks

It's was easy and good for a quick French Onion Soup. I did add some spices to it--thyme and basil. Made for Easy Does It! in Cooking Photos Forum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt margarine in large pot.
  2. Add onions; cook until limp, about 20 minutes.
  3. Add broth, wine, water, and pepper.
  4. Bring to boil; reduce heat, simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes.
  5. To serve, put French bread slice in bowl.
  6. Top with shredded cheese.
  7. Ladle hot soup over bread and cheese.

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