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I am such a sucker for French Onion Soup. Until I made French Onion Gnocchi Soup, and guys this dish is life changing.
Soup season is my jam! I LOVE soup and every cozy thing that goes along with it. This French Onion Gnocchi Soup is one that I’ve been wanting to share for awhile, but I wanted to get it just right. And boy, do I think I nailed it this time. The flavor, texture, and vibe was all spot on. Excited for you to make this one, friends!
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French Onion Gnocchi Soup
We are kicking off soup season with this French Onion Gnocchi Soup! This is comfort in a bowl and sure to be a family favorite!
- 4 pounds, Sweet Onion, thinly sliced
- 4 tbsp Butter
- 1 tbsp Garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
- 1 tbsp Sherry
- 1 cup Dry White Wine
- 1 1/2 tbsp Flour
- 2 qts (8 cups) Beef Stock or Broth
- 2- 16 oz Boxes of Gnocchi
- 3 Sprigs of Thyme
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 8 Slices of Crusty bread
- 16 oz Gruyère Cheese, Shredded
- Salt and Pepper
In a dutch oven, add butter and sliced onion and cook while stirring on medium low to caramelize onions. This is a lot of onions and will likely take about 50 ish minutes. Towards the end, sprinkle in brown sugar and minced garlic and stir while cooking for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Season with salt and pepper.
Add in sherry and white wine and bring to a boil. Stir in Flour. Cook for about 2 minutes while stirring. Add in beef stock, thyme, and a bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, simmer for 10 minutes. Add in Gnocchi for last 5 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
Turn on Broiler. Align oven safe soup bowls on a sheet tray, add soup to oven safe soup bowls, Add a slice of bread and 1-2 oz of Gruyère Cheese. Broil in oven for 1-3 minutes. Don't stop looking at it, bread can burn so fast. Once golden and melted remove from oven. Enjoy!