Sedona Orchards' French Onion Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is classic French Onion soup with a twist. The recipe comes from the Orchard's restaurant in Sedona, Arizona. It's a big recipe but obviously can be cut down.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute onions in butter until brown.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the brown sugar and white wine. Stir constantly until mixture is reduced by about 80 percent. Watch carefully that it doesn't turn to caramel!
  4. Add reduction to large pan with beef consomme.
  5. Bring to a boil and stir in the sauted onions, salt and pepper.
  6. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. For maximum flavor, this soup is better if you immediately cool and then reheat just before serving.
  8. To serve, spoon 6 to 8 ounes of soup in an ovenproof bowl, place a slice of sourdough bread over the soup and sliced swiss cheese over the bread.
  9. Place under broiler until the cheese is melted.
  10. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I chose to make this dish for moan & groan over the best comfort food ! This is a twist from what I am use to having. Step 2 is what realy makes this soup different and good. I look forward to making this again. Excellant.

BLUE ROSE January 09, 2008

Made a small batch of this for lunch this weekend - absolutely delicious! I can't wait to make it again! I love French Onion soup but had never made it myself...I am SOO glad to have found this recipe!! **Went to market 2007**

Mommy Diva October 01, 2007

Excellent soup, I follwed just as written except cut in down by abou 1/4. I let it cool in the fridge and served it the next day. Very very good!

anme September 24, 2007

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