French Onion Soup


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 medium yellow onions
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or sherry
  • 8 cups beef broth
  • 8-16 slices French bread
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyère or Swiss cheese
  • Press Sauté; melt butter in Instant Pot®. Add onions; cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add sugar, salt and pepper; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until onions are golden brown. Add wine; cook and stir 1 minute or until evaporated.Stir in broth; mix well.
  • Secure lid and move pressure release valve to Sealing position. Press Manual or Pressure Cook; cook at high pressure 5 minutes.
  • When cooking is complete, press Cancel and use quick release. Preheat broiler.
  • Ladle soup into individual ovenproof bowls; top with 1 or 2 slices bread and about 2 tablespoons cheese. Place bowls on large baking sheet. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted and browned.
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