5 from 3 votes
french onion soup
Easy French Onion Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

This Easy French Onion Soup recipe is the perfect saltiness and spice. Gooey cheese and a fantastic taste. A classic, quick and delicious soup recipe. 

Course: Soup
Cuisine: French
Keyword: french onion soup, soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 389 kcal
Author: Tammi @ My Organized Chaos
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 medium onions thinly sliced
  • 8-10 ounces condensed beef broth
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 4 tbsp shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 2 tbsp grated swiss cheese
  • 4 slices French bread 1 inch thick
  1. Place a large skillet over medium low heat and melt butter.
  2. Saute onion for about 8 minutes until transparent in colour.
  3. In a medium saucepan combine beef broth, sautéed onion along with pepper and thyme and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Under the oven broiler, toast French bread on both sides until crispy.
  6. Pour French onion soup into 4 individual soup bowls and float desired amount of sliced toasted French bread in each.
  7. Sprinkle cheeses on top of each {the more, the merrier!}.
  8. Broil in the oven until the cheese bubbles.
  9. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Easy French Onion Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 389 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 678mg29%
Potassium 285mg8%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 465IU9%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 248mg25%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.