Simple French Onion Soup for Instant Pot Duo Crisp or Air Fryer Lid
By :Instant Pot Culinary Team
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All-in-one easy French Onion Soup is made entirely in your Instant Pot. Begin with saute, add the pressure cooker lid to cook the soup, and finish it with French bread and shredded cheese under the air fryer lid. It's the perfect combo recipe to show off the Instant Pot Duo Crisp or Air Fryer Lid, and so very quick and easy to make. Another Official recipe created with love by the Instant Pot Culinary Team.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
5 bowls
Ingredients
Herb Sachet
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 1 fresh rosemary sprig
  • 3 flat-leaf parsley sprigs
  • 5 peppercorns
Soup
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large white onions peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 sweet onion peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup red wine plus 2 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 3/4 cups beef stock (1.15 litres)
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
Broiled Finish
  • 2 cups of French bread cut in 1 inch cubes
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella and gruyere cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
5 bowls
Ingredients
Herb Sachet
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 1 fresh rosemary sprig
  • 3 flat-leaf parsley sprigs
  • 5 peppercorns
Soup
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large white onions peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 sweet onion peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup red wine plus 2 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 3/4 cups beef stock (1.15 litres)
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
Broiled Finish
  • 2 cups of French bread cut in 1 inch cubes
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella and gruyere cheese
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Instructions
Herb Sachet
  1. Create an herb sachet by placing the bay leaf, thyme, rosemary, parsley and peppercorns in a small cloth bag and tying it with string.
Sauté Ingredients
  1. Using the Instant Pot select Sauté and set to High for 20 minutes.
  2. When your pot is ready (display says Hot), add the butter and olive oil to the pot.
  3. Once the butter has melted, add the garlic and onions. Add a pinch of salt and sauté until the onions are caramelized (about 15-20 minutes).
  4. Add tomato paste and red wine, let it cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, beef stock, and herb sachet. Stir together and add salt and pepper. Press Cancel.
Pressure Cook Soup
  1. Close the pot with the pressure cooking lid, seal, and select Pressure Cook/Manual, set to High pressure for 10 minutes.
  2. When pressure cooking is complete, Quick Release the pressure. Carefully remove the lid and take the sachet out, add salt and pepper to taste.
Finish Under Broiler
  1. Place the French bread cubes on top of the soup, and generously cover the top with the shredded cheese.
  2. Place the air fryer lid onto the pot, select Broil for 400°F for 7 minutes.
  3. Ladle into soup bowls and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

If you don't have an air fryer lid, you can finish it under the broiler in an oven.

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