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Homestyle French Onion Soup

Buttery, golden onions and melted cheese are at the center of this classic French onion soup recipe, but add a little Knorr® Homestyle Stock and you get a dish with memorably rich flavor.
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  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) margarine
  • 2 sweet onions, very thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) fresh thyme leaves
  • 5 1/2 cups (1375 mL) hot water
  • 2 pots Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) dry sherry (optional)
  • 6 slices(1 cm.) thick slices French bread, toasted
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) shredded Swiss cheese



Amount per serving

  • 1 Melt margarine in large saucepot over medium heat and cook onions, stirring frequently, 15 minutes or until golden. Stir in garlic and thyme and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until onions are browned and very tender.
  • 2 Stir in hot water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef, scraping up brown bits from bottom of saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 8 minutes. Stir in sherry.
  • 3 Arrange 6 broiler-proof bowls on baking sheet. Evenly ladle soup into bowls, then top with bread and cheese. Broil 1 minute or until cheese is melted.