10 Simple Homemade Soups

French Onion Soup
Be sure to make extra cheese toast!
Be sure to make extra cheese toast!

French onion soup is hearty comfort food. It has everything you might crave on a cold evening -- crusty bread, melted cheese, a rich broth and sweet, caramelized onions. The hardest part about making this dish is slicing up all those onions, so get ready for a good cry! Once all the ingredients have simmered together, top each crock of soup with a thick slice of crunchy French bread and then melt Gruyere cheese on top until it's bubbly and gooey. Yum!