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Onion soup recipe

French Onion Soup Recipe

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


There’s no better or easier soup than this onion soup recipe. You’ve likely had French onion soup but that can unnecessarily rich. Here you can enjoy a homemade, healthy onion soup whenever the mood strikes.


  • 4 tablespoons ghee
  • 4 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chicken bone broth
  • 2 cups beef bone broth
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • shredded goat cheddar cheese, for topping (optional)
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a stock pot over medium heat, melt ghee and thinly sliced onions.
  2. Cook onions until lightly caramelized.
  3. Add bone broth and garlic.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 30–50 minutes (the longer, the more flavor).
  6. Serve into bowls or cups, then top with goat cheese and season with salt and pepper.


As the video shows, you can also make this recipe is a slow cooker. First, caramelize the onions in a frying pan before adding to the slow cooker.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Category: Side Dishes, Main Dishes, Soups
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 223
  • Sugar: 3.7g
  • Sodium: 542mg
  • Fat: 11.6g
  • Trans Fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.3g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Protein: 16.8g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg

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