French onion soup

French onion soup

Try this great French onion soup recipe. It pairs perfectly with French bread and is a comforting crowd-pleaser served as either an entrée or a starter.

  • Recipe serves:6
  • Preparation time10 min
  • Cooking time30 min


  • 2 Tbsp of butter
  • 2 medium sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, crushed
  • 5 ½ cups water
  • 2 Royco Beef Cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. dry sherry (optional)
  • 6 slices French bread
  • 1½ cups shredded Swiss cheese


  • Melt Spread in large saucepan over medium heat and cook onions, stirring frequently, until golden, about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and thyme and cook, stirring constantly, until onions are browned and very tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in water and Royco Beef Cubes, scraping up brown bits from bottom of saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until Stock is melted.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 8 minutes. Stir in sherry.
  • Arrange 6 broiler-proof bowls on baking pan.
  • Evenly ladle soup into bowls, then top with bread and cheese. Broil 1 minute or until cheese is melted.