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Broiled French Onion Casserole

Sweet and saucy onions are a perfect companion to roast beef or pork. This recipe is a nice way to make the ordinary onion special. —Anita Bukowski
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2-1/2 pounds sweet onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Dash pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup sherry
  • 1-1/2 cups bread cubes, toasted
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a large skillet, saute onions in 3 tablespoons butter until tender, about 25 minutes. In a small bowl, combine flour and pepper. Gradually add broth, stirring until smooth. Add sherry. Stir into onion mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Melt remaining butter and toss with bread cubes; sprinkle over the onion mixture. Sprinkle with cheeses. Broil 6 in. from the heat until cheese is melted and lightly browned.

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