Onion Soup Gratinee

Onion Soup Gratinee

Onion Soup Gratinee

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

60 minutes


4 people

This incredible soup is easy to prepare and has a dramatic presentation that is sure to impress your family or guests.

Why Try? Looks beautiful, tastes wonderful. What’s not to like?

Upscale Version: Use a variety of onions such as red onions, shallots, leeks, or scallions. You can also substitute a sliced Gruyere cheese for the Provolone.


  • 4 large yellow onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme OR 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 4 slices French bread, toasted
  • 4 slices Provolone cheese
  • 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives


  • 1 Heat olive oil in large pot; add onions. Cook over medium-low heat for 20 to 30 minutes, or until onions are well caramelized. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Add chicken broth, beef broth, and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 3 Ladle soup into four oven-proof bowls; top each with 1 slice toast, 1 slice cheese, and 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve garnished with chives.


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