Gluten Free French Onion Soup Recipe

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Gluten free French onion soup is a modification of the classic French onion soup for those with a gluten free diet to enjoy. Mounds of sliced onions are caramelized until golden brown and topped with a delicious gluten free cheese toast.
Utensils Dinner
Globe French
With nearly 10 years of experience as a private chef in NYC and Los Angeles, Chef Meg has become a favorite among her roster of celebrity clients. Her cuisine showcases her love of fresh, locally sourced, organic ingredients and robust, culturally inspired flavors. Chef Meg is also a graduate of the accredited Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC and has earned a certificate in Culinary Arts and Health.


2 tblsp
grass fed butter
2 tblsp
olive oil
medium yellow onions, sliced very thin lengthwise
garlic clove, finely minced
1 cup(s)
dry white wine
6 cup(s)
beef stock
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup(s)
sherry or Madeira
slices of gluten free baguette, toasted
1/4 cup(s)
grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup(s)
shredded Gruyere

Directions 9 steps | 87 Minutes

Step 1

In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat butter and olive oil. Add the sliced onions and a little of the vegetable broth. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.

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Step 2

Season with salt, to taste. Stir and cover the pot with the lid. Cook, stirring occasionally, over low heat until the onions begin to soften and sweat. Add a small amount of broth as needed to keep the onions from sticking and to lift off the frond from the pan.

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Step 3

Uncover and increase the heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are a deep golden brown, about 30-40 minutes. Continue to add a small amount of broth as needed to keep the onions from sticking and to lift off the frond from the pan. Do not let the onions burn.

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Step 4

Add the garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.

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Step 5

Stir in the dry white wine and the remaining vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 30 minutes. 

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Step 6

Add sherry or Madeira, taste and adjust seasoning to preference.

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Step 7

Preheat the broiler. Ladle soup into oven-proof bowls.

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Step 8

Place a piece of toasted bread on top of each bowl and sprinkle each bowl generously with Parmesan and Gruyere cheese.

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Step 9

Place the bowls on a baking sheet and place the sheet under the preheated broiler until the cheese is golden and bubbly. Serve soup immediately while it is piping hot. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
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18 g
15.7 g
27.7 g


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Carmela G.


11 Jul 2022

An absolute perfect recipe for a Gluten Free French Onion Soup.

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Chris E.


09 Jul 2022

This French onion soup is the perfect compromise for a Husband that loves gluten and a wife that is gluten-free :)

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Sam N.


08 Jul 2022

What a nice and simple recipe for a French onion soup! Love the video, the step-by-step photos and the descriptions. Really easy to repeat the recipe.

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