French Onion Soup Recipe

It’s another snowy day here in Boston! What is better on a wintry day stuck indoors then soup? How about warm, onion packed, French Onion soup, topped with cheesy bread croutons!

french onion soup 2


6 small yellow onions

4 cups chicken stock (2 bouillon cubes+4 cups boiling water)

2 14 oz. cans beef broth

1/2 cup white wine

2 packets of splenda

1/8 tsp thyme

garlic powder

salt & pepper

French bread or baguette slices (1 or 2 per person)

Provolone cheese slices (or Swiss) – one per piece of bread

cooking spray


Peel onions and remove rough ends/stems.

Peel onions

Cut onions in half and slice.

chopped onions

Spray pot and sauté onions. Cover pot when not stirring until onions brown and caramelize, and as it browns, add in garlic powder and splenda, and continue cooking completely, which should take around 15 minutes. If onions start to stick to the pot, put in a dash of your broth or use cooking spray again until onions are done.

carmelized onions

Then put in white wine, broth, chicken stock, along with thyme and salt and pepper.

added ingredients

Heat through at least 15 minutes.

soup finished

In the meantime, preheat toaster oven to 400 degrees, and put in slices of French bread or baguette on a tin foil lined baking sheet, until golden brown.

toast bread

Then place one slice of cheese per piece of bread until melted, which should take no more than 5 minutes.

melted cheese

Then you are ready to serve your soup! Use a cup or bowl and pour in your soup, followed by one or two pieces of the cheesy toasted bread.

soup1 french onion1


french onion soup



6 thoughts on “French Onion Soup Recipe

  1. That soup looks amazing with the cheesey bread too! Definitely hide inside and eat that all day – it is so awful outside today!!!

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