Classic French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Recipe
Gooseberry Patch
This 6-ingredient recipe for Classic French Onion Soup is a simple solution for a French favorite.


Makes 4 servings

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3 tablespoons olive oil
3 sweet onions, thinly sliced
3 14-1/2 oz. cans beef broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 thick slices French bread, toasted
1 cup Gruyère or Swiss cheese, shredded


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until lightly golden. Reduce heat; cook for 30 to 40 minutes until deep golden, stirring frequently.

Add broth and salt. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Ladle soup into 4 oven-proof bowls; top each bowl with a toasted bread slice and sprinkle with cheese.

Broil 4 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is bubbly and lightly golden.

Carol Donnelly, San Bernardino, CA,

Autumn with Family & Friends,

Gooseberry Patch

October 2012
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