Cheesey French Onion Soup

By Rhonda
October 8, 2013
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Author Notes: Many have told me the taste is exquisite! It has been tweaked a few times, but I think I now have found what I was looking for.Rhonda

Serves: 6

Sweet Red Onions, Beef Stock, Sherry, Brown Sugar, Cheese, French Bread

  • 2 tablespoons Butter, salted or non
  • 2 sweet onions, sliced thinly
  • 5.5 water
  • 2 Beef Stock
  • 6 slices of French Bread slathered in garlic butter
  • 1.5 tablespoons Sherry, optional
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons thyme, fresh or dry
  • 2 cups Cheese of your choice! I use a mix of swiss & cheddar
  • 6 Broiler proof bowls
  • 1 pinch Brown sugar
  1. Melt butter in large pot over medium heat and cook onions, stirring frequently, until golden, about 12-15 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic and thyme and cook, stirring constantly, until onions are browned and tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in water, brown sugar and Beef stock. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring . Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 8 minutes. Then stir in the sherry.

Arrange 6 broiler-proof bowls on baking sheet. Ladle soup into the bowls, then top with a pc. of garlic bread and load cheese on top. Broil 1 minute or until cheese is melted &/or lightly browned.

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