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Super Easy French Onion Soup

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french-onionA few simple ingredients make this soup a crowd pleaser every time. Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.





Super Easy French Onion Soup

Makes: 4 servings

Time: 20 Minutes


  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  •   Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Spanish onion, cut thinly into rings
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 8 Cups Organic Beef Broth
  • 2 Teaspoons “Better Than Bouillon” beef base (or 2 beef bouillon cubes)
  • 4 Slices Multigrain French bread, toasted
  • 4 Slices Mozzarella or Colby cheese (such as Sargento)


Heat oil, butter and onions in a medium sized pot.

Sprinkle onions with salt and pepper and allow to cook until soft and sweet.

Sprinkle flour over surface of onions and gently stir to form a roux.

Little by little, begin adding the beef broth, stirring as you go.

Allow soup to simmer for about 15 minutes.

Gently stir in beef bouillon until melted.

Meanwhile turn oven to broil.

Fill onion soup dishes with soup and top with pre-toasted bread.

Cover top of bread with a slice of cheese and broil for 20-30 seconds until cheese is bubbly.

Serve with toasted garlic bread for dipping.




Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.

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