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French Onion Soup

  • Cooking Time

    mins
  • Prep time

    mins
  • Serves

    people
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine
  • 2 medium sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, crushed
  • 5 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tubs Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Beef
  • 2 Tbsp. dry sherry (optional)
  • 6 slices (1/2-in.-thick ea.) French bread
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 Melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat and cook onions, stirring frequently, until golden, about 15 minutes. Stir in garlic and thyme and cook, stirring constantly, until onions are browned and very tender, about 5 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Beef, scraping up brown bits from bottom of saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until Stock is melted. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 8 minutes. Stir in sherry.
  • 3 Arrange 6 broiler-proof bowls on baking pan. Evenly ladle soup into bowls, then top with bread and cheese. Broil 1 minute or until cheese is melted.