French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Even if you’re not a fan of onions, this is a winning recipe for winter!

Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 0 mins


90g butter
4 large onions
1 clove garlic
1 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon sugar
1 litre beef stock
3 cups water
salt, pepper
1/3 cup dry red wine
1 tablespoon dry sherry


  1. Heat butter in large pan, add peeled and thinly sliced onions and crushed garlic
  2. Saute gently until onions are golden brown
  3. Add flour and stir until combined
  4. Add sugar, beef stock, water, salt, pepper and red wine
  5. Stir until combined
  6. Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer covered for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally
  7. Add sherry and simmer for a further 5 minutes
  8. (Great topped with a slice of sourdough that has been put under the grill with a slice of cheese)