Kicked Up Out of the Can French Onion Soup

February 16, 2010

Author Notes: One rainy day the cabinets were nearly bare but with a bit of this and that this soup was created and perfect paired with a deli sandwhich or salad.JennT1981

Serves: 2


  • 1 can French Onion soup
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup beer
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 dash pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 slices sour dough
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 slices gruyere


  1. Preheat oven to broil, or 500 degrees F.
  2. In a medium sauce pan combine, soup, broth, water, beer, vinegar, pepper and brown sugar.
  3. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low and simmer about 5 minutes for flavors to meld.
  4. Evenly pour soup into two 5 ounce oven proof ramekins.
  5. Top each ramekin with a slice of sour dough, Swiss and gruyere.
  6. Place on a baking sheet and broil until cheese is golden and bubbling, about 3 to 5 minutes.

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