Easy Meals That Start with French Onion Soup Mix
A little envelope of French onion soup mix is the seasoning secret to these simple weeknight meals. Keep a package in the pantry for quick and easy dinners, like French onion meatballs, slow cooker pot roast, chicken and rice casserole, and much more.
French Onion-Breaded Baked Chicken
A great choice for a quick, delicious weeknight meal. These easy baked chicken breasts are brushed with a simple mayo and garlic mixture and coated in French onion-seasoned bread crumbs. "Great flavor and easy simple recipe," says Gael Squibb. "It will become my go to for chicken."
French Onion Chicken Meatballs
"Richly seasoned meatballs baked with a rich French onion sauce and topped with melted Gruyere cheese make this a meal fit for hosting guests," says fabeveryday. "Serve them with egg noodles or some seasoned red potatoes and French bread on the side."
Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Malbec (Red Wine)
This pot roast is easy enough for weeknight dinners. You'll quickly sear seasoned beef roast and simmer in a slow cooker with an onion sop broth.
French Onion Beef Meatballs
These easy beef meatballs combine French onion soup mix and Italian dressing; they're simmered on the stovetop. "These flavorful meatballs are tasty and versatile," says KIWICOTTONBALL. "You can use them in spaghetti, meatball subs, or even simmer them in barbeque or sour cream sauce. These are incredibly easy. Add to prepared sauce or serve as-is."
Keon's Slow Cooker Curry Chicken
Chicken breast meat simmers in a creamy, curry-flavored sauce with coconut milk, peas, and mushrooms. "A delicious, easy, curry chicken dish cooked entirely in a slow cooker," says KEON ROBERTSON. "It's even better one or two days later, as leftovers. Serve curry chicken over rice, with naan bread and a salad and you have a wonderful meal (I serve it over brown rice)"
Meatball Noodle Onion Stoup
This soup is really quick, it's super easy, and so delicious. It's made from dry French onion soup mix and frozen meatballs. MeghanMay says, "This was delicious! Definitely a mixture between and soup and a stew! I added an extra cup of water mixed with a little beef bouillon for extra flavour plus fresh green beans and baby spinach for added veggies!"
Marie's Shepherd's Pie
Here's a quick twist on traditional shepherd's pie. Ground beef is seasoned with onion soup mix and layered with canned veggies, mashed potatoes, and Cheddar cheese. "We have made this many times and we love it," says Hollie811. "I definitely use extra potatoes, because I firmly believe you can never have too many potatoes. I also add more butter and milk to the potatoes for more moisture. I choose to use more corn and carrots and no peas. I definitely look forward to when we plan to make this again!"
French Onion Dip Mozzarella Sticks
Here's a simple appetizer. Homemade fried mozzarella sticks with Gruyere, cream cheese, and French onion soup mix. "I'm giving this 5 stars based off my husbands reaction after he took his first bite. 'That is THE best cheese stick I have ever eaten,'" says Soup Loving Nicole.
Chicken and Rice Casserole
With this quick-and-easy casserole, French onion soup mix combines with chicken breasts, rice, and cream of mushroom soup. It preps in about 10 minutes.
French Onion Meatballs
These French onion-flavored meatballs are served with a savory Gruyere onion sauce and taste delicious on top of creamy mashed potatoes. "These are soooo delicious!" raves tntwo. "I didn't have gruyere so I used provolone. Served them on hoagies rolls topped with a bit of provolone."