French Onion Soup

Campbell's French Onion Soup Recipe

We've found a way to make this classic onion soup in just under an hour...we use beef broth and dry white wine to add flavor to the sautéed onions, and the cheesy bread topping is just about irresistible.

At a glance


10 min.


55 min.



Servings: about 1 1/4 cups each

Cook: 45 min.

Cost per recipe: $5.23 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Swanson® Beef Broth

    Swanson® Beef Broth

  • Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth

    Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth

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What You'll Need

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 1/2 large onions, cut in half and thinly sliced (about 2 1/2 cups)
1/4 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 1/2 cups Swanson® Beef Broth or Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth
1/4 cup dry white wine or vermouth
4 slices French bread, toasted
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepot over medium heat. Add the onions. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Uncover the saucepot.

  • 2

    Increase the heat to medium. Add the sugar and cook for 15 minutes or until the onions are golden. Stir the flour in the saucepot and cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the broth and wine and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Divide the soup among 4 bowls. Top each with a bread slice and cheese.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Swanson® 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth Swanson® Beef Broth


245 244


8.1g 8g


2.8g 2.8g


12mg 12mg


565mg 932mg


30.2g 30.2g


1.7g 1.7g


10.1g 10.1g


2%DV 2%DV


10%DV 10%DV


15%DV 15%DV


6%DV 6%DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

  • Time-Saving Tip: Use a food processor with slicing attachment to slice the onions for ease in preparation.
  • Ingredient Note: For even more flavor, try rubbing the French bread with a garlic clove and topping it with the cheese before toasting.
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