French Onion Soup | Basics with Babish

French onion soup can be a little fussy, time-consuming, and tear-inducing, but if you’ve got a few hours on a rainy Saturday, there are few better ways to spend it than in the pursuit of this classic, comforting gratineé.

Music: “Murmuration” by Blue Wednesday

Shopping List:

3lb bag Spanish onions

48 ounces high-quality beef broth

Fresh parsley

Fresh thyme

Fresh garlic

Black peppercorns

Cloves (optional)

Parmesan cheese rind (optional)

Olive oil

Dry sherry

Day-old baguette

Kosher Salt

Gruyere cheese