My Own French Onion Soup

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by smartblonde 2

A simple to make onion soup. I made The Ultimate French Bread (# 223483) to top it with. Its a favorite winter soup of my husband and me.

Top Review by ForeverMama

Made it as first course for Easter dinner. Very yummy! I loved the addition of beef consume as it gave it a nice beefy taste. I did add a couple of fresh thyme sprigs, bay leaf, and a touch of garlic to punch it up a bit, but that is my own personal taste and not a reflection of the original recipe. We all enjoyed this lovely soup. Thank you smartblonde #2 for sharing. Made it for Spring PAC 2014

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 5 quart dutch oven, saute` onions in butter over low heat 15 minutes or until onions are golden brown and tender.
  2. Stir in beef broth,beef consomme`, beef base, Worcestershire sauce and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 20 minutes.
  4. In a medium bowl combine cheeses.
  5. Ladle soup into 6 ovenproof bowls.Top each with slice of toasted French bread; sprinkle with about 2 Tablespoons cheese mixture.
  6. Broil about 3 to 5 inches from heat for 1 to 3 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. (Put bowls on cookie sheet to make it easy).
  7. Add additional leftover cheese if desired.

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