Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Instant Pot Recipes


4 large onions

3 Tbs butter

1 Tbs olive oil

5 cups vegetable stock

2 bay leaves

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

4 thick slices French bread

4 slices Gruyere cheese


Slice onions, taking care to cut them evenly, not too thick and not too thin.

Turn the Instant Pot to saute.

Add butter and olive oil to IP.

Add onions to IP.

Saute onions, stirring frequently.

Once onions are cooked and have turned brown, add vegetable stock to IP.

Scrape the fond from the bottom of the IP.

Add bay leaves, thyme, salt and pepper.

Attach IP lid, set valve to pressurize.

Use the manual setting and set timer for 10 minutes.

Allow IP to do a NPR (natural pressure release), with the IP remaining on the keep warm cycle.

Turn oven broiler on.

Toast the French bread slices.

Spray oven-proof soup bowl with non-stick spray, add a slice of French bread toast to bottom.

Ladle soup, with plenty of onions on top of bread.

Add Gruyere cheese.

Broil until cheese is browned and melted.

Serve immediately.



A hearty, rich, and easy to prepare soup that will wow your guests!