Onion Soup With a Crust (Kuoritettu Sipulikeitto)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Based on a recipe from Beatrice Ojakangas’ book, The Finnish Cookbook. The Finnish version of French onion soup, mais oui?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a heavy pot over medium heat, brown the onions in the butter.
  3. Add the beef broth and bay leaf.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaf.
  7. Pour the soup into an ovenproof casserole and cover with the bread slices.
  8. Sprinkle cheese over bread slices.
  9. Bake in preheated oven until the cheese has melted and is slightly browned.
  10. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

A bit salty for me but otherwise good! I just broiled it since everything was out already. Made for ZWT9

pammyowl July 31, 2013

So easy yet so flavorful. Loved the addition of the bay leaf. I did have to use Mozzarella cheese as I didn't have any Parmesan but it worked out great for us. Thenks for a great recipe. Made for Fall PAC

~Nimz~ October 13, 2012

This was fantastic I LOVED it. Easy to make, very flavorful and great for a summer meal with a sandwich on the side. Will be making again!!! ZWT6

Thymestudio June 05, 2010