Mike's French Onion Soup

This incredibly rich, decedent, tummy filling French Onion Soup absolutely bursts with onion, garlic and Gruyère flavors! It s great for lunches or chilly evening dinners. You won t be disappointed!


  1. 2 EX LG Vidalia Onions no substitutions
  2. 2 Coves Garlic smashed amp fine chopped
  3. 1/3 Cup Green Onions small chop
  4. 1/2 Stick Unsalted Butter
  5. 1 LG Bay Leaf
  6. 3/4 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  7. Cracked Black Pepper to taste
  8. 32 oz Box Beef Broth low sodium
  9. 1/2 Cup Dry White Wine chardonnay
  10. 1 LG Baguette Bread
  11. Garlic Butter as needed – for bread
  12. 1 Gruy̬re Cheese 4 slices or 1 brick Рyou can substitute Swiss if in a pinch
  13. 1 1/2 tbsp AP Flour
  14. Fresh Parsley for garnish
  15. 1/2-3/4 Packet Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  16. 2 LG Oven Safe Ramikins


  1. Change Add butter to a large pot Slice onions thin and place in pot Also add your green onions garlic thyme black pepper and bay leaf Simmer onions for 25 minutes until onions are limp and translucent Stir regularly
  2. Change Add white wine and simmer 5 minutes longer to burn off alcohol Pull bay leaf
  3. Change Dust onion mixture with your flour and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes to cook out any flavor of flour Stir constantly Add minimal amounts of butter to pot if your flour begins to seize up and is too difficult to stir Or if you feel its in danger of burning
  4. Change Add your broth and 1/2 to 3/4 package of Lipton Onion Soup Mix I use 2/3s packet for the additional sodium amp onion flavors It really does balance the sweetness of the Vidalia Onions quite well Simmer 10 minutes longer Stir occasionally
  5. Change Heres your desired outcome
  6. Change Slice your Baguette Bread into 4 pieces Cut more if youd like to serve additional slices for dipping Coat slices with garlic butter Place in a 350° preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes – or until baguettes are browned and crispy
  7. Change Ladle your hot soup into your Ramikins Place Ramikins on a lifted edge cookie sheet These can easily overflow In fact its desired that they do! Just not today in my new oven
  8. Change Place 2 toasted garlic Crustinis in each of your your Ramikins
  9. Change Slice your Gruyère Cheese and place on top of your toasted Crustinis
  10. Change Turn on your ovens broiler
  11. Change Place Ramikins in oven for 5 minutes Or until your cheese is fully melted and browned
  12. Change Garnish with fresh parsley Allow dish to sit for 3 minutes Then serve Enjoy!

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