French Onion Soup
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French Onion Soup

Buttery, golden onions and melted cheese are at the center of this classic French onion soup recipe. Great as appetisers anyday!

  • 10 min Preparation Time
  • 50 min Cooking Time
  • 4 Serv. Recipe Serves

Ingredients & Method

  • 4 large Onions, chopped
  • 2 tsps Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 litre Beef stock made from 2 1/2 KNORR BEEF CUBES
  • 4 Slices of baguette or any other crusty bread
  • 40g Grated Gruyere, Swiss or Cheddar cheese Pepper to taste
  • Heat the oil and butter in a deep saucepan and saute the onions for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Reduce the heat and cook onions for 20-30 minutes or until they turn golden brown; stir frequently to avoid burning.
  • Move the onions to the soup pot, add the stock, season with pepper and simmer, partially covered, for another 20 minutes.
  • Toast the bread in the oven or a toaster. Spoon the soup into ovenproof serving dishes, top with bread and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Put under the broiler for a few minutes until golden brown. Serve immediately.
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