How to make it

  • Over medium heat, add oil to heat.
  • Add onions, salt and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally
  • After 10 minutes add sugar and stir to combine
  • Cook another 15-20 minutes until onions are caramelized
  • Add garlic and cook for a minute
  • Add wine or sherry, thyme and bay leaf
  • Stir to combine
  • Add beef broth, stir to combine
  • Cover pan partially and simmer for half an hour
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Remove bay leaf
  • Ladle soup into ovenproof soup bowls
  • Top each one with toasted croutons
  • Sprinkle gruyere top of croutons
  • Bake in oven at 400 until cheese is bubbling and melted

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  • Good4U 5 months ago
    Main page feature December 25, 2017.
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  • sparow64 6 years ago
    Absolutely fabulous, dahling!! I love me some french onion soup. !! Can't wait to try it.
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  • icecreamuffin 6 years ago
    Mmmm....looks wonderful! I have been wanting to make french onion soup recently, but it has just been so darn hot here! Once it cools off, I might have to give your recipe a try :)
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  • pleclare 6 years ago
    Sounds fantastic....
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  • notyourmomma 6 years ago
    Beautiful, one of my favorites. What a great idea about the croutons. So using that next time we make soup!!!
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  • chuckieb 6 years ago
    Oh yum.....would so love a bowl of this right now for lunch! Awesome post Corinne!
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  • Good4U 6 years ago
    I love French Onion Soup period!
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