Pressure Cooker Beef-Onion Soup Recipe
- Yield: 6 soup bowls
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 50m
- Ready In: 60m
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Pressure cooker beef-onion soup recipe. French onion soup with meaty beef ribs cooked in a pressure cooker. Very simple and delicious beef-onion soup. Check out our meatless version of this soup cooked in slow cooker.
Simple Beef-Onion Soup Recipe
Makes 4 servings
Ingredients: 1/2 cup (125 ml) unsalted butter, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil, 1pound (480 g) ground beef, 4 cups (2 L) sliced yellow onion, 4 cans (10½ oz (315 ml) each) beef broth, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) dry sherry, 1 teaspoon (5 ml) dried thyme, salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste, 4 slices French bread, 4 slices provolone cheese, 2 slices Swiss cheese, diced, 1/4 cup (60 ml) grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions: In an 8-quart (8 L) stock pot, melt butter with olive oil over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, stirring occasionally. Add stir in beef broth, dry sherry, and thyme, then season to taste with salt and black pepper. Stir well.
Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven broiler. Ladle beef-onion soup into safe serving bowls. Top with the slice of French bread, then layer each bread slice with a slice of provolone, 1/2 slice of Swiss, and 1 tablespoon (15 ml) grated Parmesan cheese.
Place bowls on a cookie sheet and broil in the preheated oven until the cheese melted and lightly browned.
Easy Beef-Onion Soup Recipe
Makes 6 servings
Ingredients: 4 cups (1 L) thinly sliced yellow onions, 3 tablespoons (45 ml) unsalted butter, 3 tablespoons (45 ml) soy sauce, 1/2 pound (240 g) ground beef, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon (5 ml) celery salt, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) freshly ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) garlic powder, 4 cups (1 L) beef broth, shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions: Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sliced onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes. Add the soy sauce and ground beef. Cover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for a further 15 minutes.
Stir in all-purpose flour, salt, and black pepper, then pour in the beef broth, increase heat to high and bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for another 5 minutes. Serve sprinkled with shredded Parmesan cheese.
Pressure Cooker Beef-Onion Soup Recipe
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 pounds (960 g) yellow onions, peeled and sliced into thin half-moon and rings separated
- 3 tablespoons cognac
- 2 meaty beef ribs
- 5 cups (1.5 L) beef broth
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) dry white wine
- 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 tablespoon potato starch
- 12 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick baguette slices
- 6 oz (180 g) shredded Gruyere cheese
Melt butter in olive oil in an instant pot turned to the sauté mode Add sliced onions and cook, stirring, until onions are golden brown. Pour in 2 tablespoons cognac. Bring mixture to a simmer, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Transfer cooked onions and any accumulated juices to a large bowl.
In a pressure cooker, combine beef ribs, beef broth, dry white wine, salt, black pepper, and allspice. Mix well. Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 55 minutes.
Open pressure cooker, using a Quick release method. Using tongs, remove cooked beef ribs and to a cutting board. Cool for a few minutes, then remove and discard the bones. Chop the meat and stir it back into the pressure cooker. Stir onions along with into the pot.
Close the pot and lock the lid again. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set timer to cook for 10 minutes.
Open cooker, using Quick Release method. Bring mixture to simmer.
In a small mixing bowl, combine potato starch and water. Whisk until potato starch dissolved completely. Stir the starch mixture into the soup until thickened, for a less than 1 minute. Turn pressure cooker off, cover loosely with a lid and set aside.
Place the oven rack 4-6 inch (1015 cm) from the pressure cooker. Lay starch water in a large, rimmed sheet. Top with shredded cheese. Broil until cheese melted and lightly browned, for about 1 minute.
Ladle onion soup into Top each bowl with cheese toast.