French Onion Soup

Sweet caramelized onions swimming in a flavorful broth covered in crusty bread and gooey melty cheese. What’s not to love?

Yield: 4 Servings

French Onion Soup

Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 1 H & 15 MTotal time: 1 H & 30 M


  • 4 Large Onions, sliced (half yellow/half sweet)
  • 3 TB Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 cup White Wine
  • 5 cups Beef Stock
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Gruyere Cheese, grated
  • 1 inch Baguette Slices (preferably stale)


  1. Heat a large pot to medium heat.
  2. Add in butter, onions, garlic and season with kosher salt.
  3. Allow the onions to cook down and caramelize for about 45-50 minutes.
  4. Every 20 minutes, add a splash of water to release any brown bits on the bottom of the pot.
  5. Once the onions are golden and caramelized, deglaze the pot with white wine and cook down for a minute.
  6. Add in thyme, bay leaf, and beef stock.
  7. Simmer for 15 minutes uncovered and season with kosher salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. Ladle soup into oven safe bowls.
  9. Top with bread slices and cover with gruyere cheese.
  10. Place under the broiler until cheese is melted and bubbling.
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