Easy French Onion Soup Freezer Recipe
This is an easy french onion soup you can make and serve in single portion sizes for a quick hot and hearty lunch.
- 1/4 cup butter/margarine
- 1 lb yellow onions skin removed and sliced
- 3 cups beef broth or vegetable broth for vegetarian
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 cup cold water
- In a saucepan melt margarine, then add onions. Cover saucepan and cook gently over medium-low heat for 20-30 minutes or until onions are soft. Remove lid, then continue to cook until brown and caramelizing. Add broth (plus salt to taste if desired), cover and simmer 30 minutes. In a small bowl combine cornstarch and water, then pour into soup, stirring well. Continue to cook, stirring until thickened. Cool and freeze in portion sizes.
On cooking day
- Reheat on stovetop or in microwave, you do not need to thaw first, or you can if you prefer a quicker cooking time. Top with cheese and/or croutons, use broiler to brown cheese if desired.