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French onion soup


  • Author: Chefjar


  • Sliced white onions- 6 cups
  • Unsalted butter- 3-4 tbsp
  • All purpose flour- 3 tbsp
  • Chicken broth/water- 9 cups
  • Dry white wine- 1/2cup ( optional)
  • Salt-To Taste( I added 1 tbsp)
  • White pepper- 1 tbsp
  • Grated Parmesan cheese- 1 1/2 - 2 cups
  • Dry Thyme- 1 tbsp
  • Bay leaves- 3
  • Baguette- 1


  1. Peel and slice onions. Take a large saucepan and melt 3 tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp of oil. Cook onions slowly in the covered saucepan for about 30 minutes on slow heat.
  2. Increase the heat to moderate, add salt to taste( you can add chicken cube), and cook for another 20 minutes until onions become golden brown.
  3. Add 3 tbsp of flour and continue stirring 3-4 minutes.
  4. Pour broth and wine into saucepan. Allow the soup simmer for 30 minutes( covered). Add seasoning to taste.
  5. Pour soup into soup cups, top with hard-toasted french baguette slices and grated Parmesan cheese. Put soup cups in preheated to 200 C oven for 15 minutes.


Slice baguette and bake bread slices in the reheated to 325 F or 170 C oven for 40 minutes.Bread will turn very dry and lightly browned.

You can brush bread slices with garlic olive oil.

  • Category: SOUP RECIPES
  • Cuisine: FRENCH