Warm Soup For A Cold Winter Day French Onion Soup

Warm Soup For A Cold Winter Day

It is soup season here, and there is nothing quite like sitting down to a bowl of heart warming goodness. With that in mind we thought we would share this very simple French Onion Soup recipe. With only a handful of ingredients it is cheap, straight forward to make, and will warm the cockles of your heart.

You can adapt as needed to make gluten and dairy free.


6-8 Large Onions
1 1/2lt of Vegetable Stock
150ml Worcester Sauce
2tbsp Butter
Black Pepper & Salt
1 1/2 cups croutons (either fresh made or store bought)
500 gm Swiss Cheese


  1. Slice the onions thinly and put into a large heavy bottomed pot.
  2. Add the butter and slowly cook over a low heat until the onions have caramalised and turned a deep golden brown.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and worcester sauce, include the salt and pepper to taste, bring to the boil and then reduce to a low simmer for about 1 hour.
  4. Transfer the soup to an oven safe / casserole dish. If your oven has a grill turn it on, otherwise turn the over on to high 250°.
  5. Cover the surface of the soup with croutons, just enough to cover the top.
  6. Layer the cheese on top of the croutons. It helps if you can over lap the edge of the baking dish the the cheese.
  7. Bake in the over (preferably under the grill) until the cheese bubbles and turns golden.
  8. Enjoy!

July 24th, 2019|Mana Kitchen, Recipes, 

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