Hubby's Favorite French Onion Soup

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is just a wonderful soup... a winter-time favorite!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large nonstick pot melt butter over med-high heat. Stir in onions to coat with butter. Cook uncovered 10 minutes stirring often.
  2. Reduce to medium low heat and cook for 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden brown.
  3. Stir in broth, water, pepper, thyme and bay leaf- bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove bay leaf.
  5. Place toasted bread in the bottom of oven proof bowls, add onion soup and top with mozzarella. Sprinkle with Parmesan. * do not use glass bowls*.
  6. Set oven to broil.
  7. Place bowls on cookie sheet.
  8. Broil for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.


Most Helpful

This soup is so yummy. The flavor is just perfect. I used fresh thyme leaves. Thanks Donner :) Made for cookbook tag game

Boomette January 16, 2012

Yum! This was simple and very good. I placed the bread on top of the soup to hold the cheese. Thanks for sharing Donner. Made for Cookbook Tag.

lazyme March 23, 2011

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