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How To Easily Make French Onion Soup In Only Nine Steps

French onion soup (for four servings) :

Preparation : 25 minutes

Cooking : 20 minutes


  • 5 big onions
  • 50g butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 20cl white wine
  • 1l water
  • 6 white bread slices
  • 100g grated comté
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Peel and chop the onions.
  • In a saucepan, melt butter with oil and brown the onions until they are slightly golden.
  • Add flour, hot water, white wine, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Put the white bread slices in the oven or in the toaster.
  • Once toasted, put one bread slice at the bottom of a bowl.
  • Sprinkle with grated comté and pour the soup over.
  • Sprinkle again with the remaining grated comté.
  • Put those bowls in the oven to brown the cheese on the top, done !

Personal tips

You can add chicken broth to your French onion soup, it will be tastier !

A dry white wine is highly recommended with your French onion soup.