French Onion Soup

(from scottsmom’s recipe box)

Source: online

Categories: soups


  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • 3 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 5 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 4 (1-inch) slices French bread, toasted
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  1. In a soup pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions and cook 25 minutes, or until golden, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add beef broth, apple cider, and black pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, stir in Parmesan cheese and wine, and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and soup is heated through.

  3. Preheat broiler. Place bread on a baking sheet and sprinkle with equal amounts of the Swiss cheese. Broil 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

  4. Pour soup into bowls and top each with a slice of toasted cheese bread; serve.

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