French Onion Soup, a quintessential dish from the heart of France, is a rich, warming, and deeply flavorful soup that has been enjoyed for centuries. Originating as a humble peasant dish, it has evolved into a beloved staple in French cuisine. This soup is known for its sweet caramelized onions, savory beef broth, and the crowning glory of toasted baguette slices topped with melted Gruyère cheese. Whether served as a starter or a main course, French Onion Soup is a comforting and satisfying dish that embodies the essence of French cooking.


  • 6 large yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 baguette, sliced into 1-inch thick pieces
  • 2 cups grated Gruyère cheese



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