Clean Eating French Onion Soup Recipe

Easy French Onion Soup

Note: Slice your onions thin. It makes the texture of the soup far more enjoyable.

Course Soup
Cuisine French
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 5 servings
Calories 58 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • parmesan cheese (optional for topping)
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  1. Clean and slice your onions.

  2. In a soup pot, sauté your onions in the olive oil until they are soft and dark brown with caramelization.

  3. Add beef broth and vinegar to the pot and boil until the liquid has cooked down by approximately half.

  4. Serve sprinkled with approximately 2 tbsp. parmesan cheese sprinkled over the top.

  5. If you want croutons, you can make a few whole grain croutons at home. See link above.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible. Data does not include optional ingredients.

Nutrition Facts
Easy French Onion Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 58 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 716mg31%
Potassium 167mg5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.