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Creamy French Onion Soup

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.


12 servings

I enjoy inviting people into my home to sample flavorful foods like this creamy soup. You'll find it's a nice twist on the traditional version. —Minnie Paulson, Standley, North Dakota


  • 8 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 12 slices French bread (1 inch thick), toasted
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. In a large skillet or Dutch oven, saute onions in butter until tender. Sprinkle with flour, salt and pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Combine sour cream and milk. Stir into soup; heat through (do not boil). Place a slice of toasted bread on each soup bowl; ladle soup over bread. Sprinkle with cheese

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 347 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 1311mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein.

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