French Onion Soup


Learn how easy it is to make the perfect bowl of French Onion soup with your Morphy Richards Soup Maker. Get all the ingredients and instructions you need for this comforting classic recipe down below!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 55 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 50g butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1kg onion, halved and thinly sliced 
  • 1 tsp sugar 
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 250ml dry white wine 
  • 1.3l hot strongly-flavoured beef stock 
  • 4-8 slices baguette (depending on size) 
  • 140g gruyere, finely grated 


Step 1: Heat the butter and olive oil in your Saute & Soup Maker and add the onions. Cook until soft.

Step 2: Sprinkle in sugar and cook until the onions are caramelised and golden, stirring frequently. Be careful not to burn them.

Step 3: Add garlic cloves and plain flour to the onions.

Step 4: Increase the heat and gradually add wine and beef stock. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Step 5: Toast bread under the grill.

Step 6: Ladle the soup into heatproof bowls, top with toast and gruyère, and grill until melted. Alternatively, you can grill the toast separately and add it to the soup before serving. Enjoy!

Recipe inspired by BBC Good Food


  • Greg

    What a nonsense recipe, the instructions are for a saucepan on the hob not your soup maker!!

  • Richard Fowle

    Full marks for being inspired by BBC Good Food.
    Zero marks for not adapting it to work un Soup Maker

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