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Easy French Onion Soup


6 people


45 minutes


Easy French Onion Soup is a warm, hearty soup with French bread and melty Provolone, Swiss and grated Parmesan cheese on top. It's cheesy, flavorful and absolutely delicious.


– Unsalted butter – Olive oil – Yellow onion – Beef broth – Dry sherry – Dried thyme – Salt – Ground black pepper – French bread – Provolone cheese – Swiss cheese – Grated parmesan cheese

Step 1

 Heat the dutch oven or a large pot on medium heat. Add butter and olive oil, keep stirring until the butter melts.

Step 2

Add onion slices and occasionally stir until soft and translucent. It takes about 8 to 10 minutes.

Step 3

 Add beef broth, dry sherry and dried thyme. Season the soup with salt and ground black pepper, and stir well. Simmer the soup for 30 minutes over medium heat.

Step 4

Preheat broiler to high.

Step 5

Ladle soup into oven-safe ramekins and top each with one slice of french bread, a slice of provolone cheese, a couple of diced swiss cheese and finish with more grated parmesan cheese on top.

Step 6

Broil for 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown on the edges.

Step 7

Serve immediately with freshly chopped parsley on top.

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