Best Ever French Onion Soup Recipe

This flavorful, hearty French Onion Soup is a pure bowl of comfort for any night of the week. You’ll love the sweet onions, rich broth and toasted cheese on top!

Sweet caramelized onions, rich beef broth and toasty cheese combined together to make the best French Onion Soup recipe ever!

yield: SERVES 4


6 medium sized sweet onions, sliced
1/2 cup butter
64 oz beef broth
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1/4 cup Brandy
6 twigs fresh thyme
1 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 cups gruyere cheese (for topping
1 baguette *see note below*

**To toast baguette, slice in 1-2 inch slices and lay flat on baking sheet. Place under broiler for about 1-2 minutes per side. If you do not have oven safe crocks, top the baguette slices with cheese and broil until melted. Serve over bowls of soup.


  1. In a large pot, saute butter and onions on medium-low heat for 30 minutes. Stir once or twice during that time. Onions will caramelize and become browned.
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