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French Onion Soup Recipe


French Onion Soup Recipe French Onion Soup Recipe


  • 4 large onions, halved and thinly sliced,
  • 2 cloves of garlic, mashed,
  • 1 heaping spoon of butter,
  • 2 tbsp flour,
  • 2 cups beef broth,
  • 3 cups water at room temperature,
  • 1tsp pepper,
  • 1 tsp dried thyme,
  • 1 tsp sugar,
  • Salt to taste.

For topping;

  • 2 slices of baguette for each bowl,
  • 1 tbsp of grated mozzarella and 1 tsp grated parmesan for each bowl.


  1. Melt the butter in a deep pan, add onions and garlics,
  2. Cook for 30-35 mins. in low heat, stirring frequently,
  3. Add sugar and cook for 5 mins. more,
  4. Add flour and cook for a few mins., constantly stirring,
  5. Add water and broth stir constantly and fast until no lumps,
  6. Add salt, pepper and thyme, stir,
  7. Cover the lid and cook in low heat for 10-15 mins.,
  8. Remove from heat and ladle  the soup in heatproof bowls,
  9. Place 1 slice of bread in each bowl and wait until the slices absorbs the soup, then place another slice on top,
  10. Sprinkle grated cheeses on top,
  11. Place the bowls into a baking dish, pour some water into the dish,
  12. Place the dish into the upper rack of the oven, preheated at 180 C degrees, and bake until golden on top.

Bon appetit…


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