French onion soup recipes

    French onion soup is an ideal winter warmer, lovely for a light supper or a dinner party starter. We have loads of French onion soup recipes that are easy to make and ready in a flash.

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    1179 reviews

    A rich and savoury onion soup topped with a slice of crusty bread and smothered with Gruyere and mozarella cheese. Heavenly!

    Recipe by: Jersey Tomato

    4 reviews

    My friend Ross - who is a fantastic cook - gave me this recipe. It's simple, foolproof, filling and it tastes great!

    Recipe by: Lupin Pooter

    4 reviews

    I was looking for a French onion soup that was caramelised and herby but nothing seemed to fit 100%!! This is my version of a classic - which makes a lovely starter to a dinner party or a fulfilling main for 2 with plenty of crusty bread.

    Recipe by: dinkydino

    4 reviews

    An authentic and warming recipe for French onion soup, complete with slices of baguette and topped with cheese.

    Recipe by: johamy

    3 reviews

    Quick and easy, this French onion soup is basic, but oh-so delicious. You don't need to have much on hand to make this cheap and warming soup.

    Recipe by: JackieJordan

    263 reviews

    So easy, especially since the slow cooker does all the work! This is a lovely, comforting soup to come home to on a blustery evening.

    Recipe by: Chandrav

    204 reviews

    Very easy and oh, so good. This recipe is submitted from Quebec, Canada.

    Recipe by: MARIAN CRONSHAW

    No reviews

    This French classic, made with caramelised onions and topped with oozingly cheesy toast, is always a favourite.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    22 reviews

    This quick version of the classic is made with vegetable stock, and flavoured with thyme and brandy.

    Recipe by: ENDLESSSKY

    13 reviews

    This is a nice twist on classic French onion soup, with the lovely addition of celeriac. Topped with toasted baguette and a generous sprinkling of grated cheese, then grilled till golden and bubbling, this makes a fab lunch or impressive starter.

    Recipe by: Cassandra

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