4 large onions

3 Tablespoons butter  

5 cups beef stock

1/4 cup apple cider

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

4 thick slices French bread

4 slices Swish cheese


Slice onions, about 1/4"

Turn the Instant Pot to saute.

Add butter and onions to the IP. Saute onions, stirring frequently.

Once onions are cooked and have turned brown, add a little of the beef broth to IP and scrape the bottom, now add the rest of the ingredients.

Attach IP lid, set valve to pressurize.

Set pot to manual for 8 minutes and do a 10 minute NPR.

Turn oven broiler on.

Toast the bread slices.

Spray oven proof soup bowl with non-stick spray.

Add a slice of French bread toast to bottom and save a couple of small pieces for the top to support the cheese.

Ladle soup on top of bread.

Add Swiss cheese.

Broil until cheese is browned and melted.

Serve immediately.


Keith Tant 

Kooking with Keith,  LLC