French Onion Soup Recipe

COOK TIME: 20 min


  • 6 medium onions
  • 1/4 pound Swiss cheese
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 6 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 8 slices French bread


  1. Assemble Rotor Slicer/Shredder using thick slicer cone (No. 3) and attach to mixer. Turn to Speed 4 and slice onions; set aside.
  2. Exchange thick slicer cone for fine shredder cone (No. 1). Turn to Speed 4 and shred Swiss cheese; set aside.
  3. Melt butter in large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté 15 minutes until transparent but not browned. Reduce heat and add sugar; continue cooking 20 or 25 minutes. Add broth, cover and simmer 45 minutes. Stir in sherry.
  4. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls. Place one bread slice in each bowl ad sprinkle with Swiss cheese. Place under broiler 3 minutes or until cheese melts.