Soup a L'oignon (French Onion Soup)

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by pammyowl

Recipes for onion soup vary around the world, but this one is a classic. Workers used this delicious soup as a morning pick me up at Les Halles, the central food market in Paris that has, sadly, been demolished. For Zaar World Tour 8

Top Review by Lisa Gay

Best French Onion Soup recipe I've made! Made as written but added 1/4 c red wine as per the local winery's suggestion. Thank you so much for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the butter and oil in a large pan. Add the onions and brown sugar. Simmer gently on medium low heat, stirring occasionally, for about twenty minutes, until the onions are translucent and golden.
  2. Add the flour and cook for about 2 minutes more.
  3. Add the consomme and water, sherry and Worcestershire sauce, cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat the broiler. Lightly toast the baguettes on both sides. On one side of each piece spread the mustard and sprinkle on the cheese. Broil until the cheese is golden and bubbling.
  5. Ladle the soup into serving bowls , put two croutes on top of each one. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.

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