French Onion Soup With Miso

french onion soup with miso

A French onion soup with a twist! The addition of miso paste bumps up the flavors and makes this French classic even more addictive.


  • 3 large onion (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1/3 cup white miso paste
  • 5 cups organic low-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Gruyere cheese
  • baguette or other crusty bread
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, add olive oil, thyme and onions. Cook for about 20 minutes, until onions are soft and golden brown.
  2. Add miso paste and beef broth, mix well and bring to boil. Lower the heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  3. Add balsamic vinegar and stir well and taste. Adjust flavor with salt and pepper according to your liking.
  4. Turn your oven on to broil. Slice your bread and lay a few slices on a baking tray cover with foil. Grate some gruyere cheese on top of each slices and broil for 3-5 minutes, until cheese is bubbling.
  5. Put a slice of cheese bread on top of each bowl of soup and serve hot.


This French onion soup will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


Keywords: Appetizer, side

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