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Instant Pot® French Onion Soup

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"If you love the flavor of French onion soup, but don't want to spend hours making it, this is your solution!"
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 487
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Add onions, butter, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Cook and stir about 4 minutes. Add wine; close and lock the lid. Select manual and high pressure and set timer for 20 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  2. Release pressure carefully immediately after timer goes off using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Add sherry and select saute mode. Cook for 3 minutes, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
  3. Add 6 cups broth and bay leaf to the pot. Close and lock the lid; select manual and high pressure and set the timer for 6 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. Meanwhile, mix flour and remaining 1 cup broth together in a bowl.
  5. Release pressure carefully immediately after timer goes off using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
  6. Set pressure cooker to saute and remove and discard bay leaf. Add flour-broth mixture, and cook and stir until soup is thickened, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
  7. Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  8. Ladle soup into oven-safe serving bowls and top each with slices of baguette and Gruyere cheese. Broil soup bowls until bread is toasted and cheese is melted, 1 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 487 calories; 18.7 58.2 20.7 52 1552 Full nutrition

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French Onion soup is one of my favorite kinds of soup and I always love trying different variations. I like that this one saves a lot of time, but the flavor and deep color is unfortunately lack...

So I sautéed the onions for about 20 minutes and added 2 Teaspoons of fresh thyme. Increased the bay leaves by one so 2 Bay leaves I did not add salt But the flavor was lacking so I added som...

We might try it again however we will be changing some things. We felt it was too much black pepper I would cut that in half. We will also be cutting the Paprika in half also. I feel some mor...