Pressure Cooker French Onion Soup 2
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4.34 from 9 votes

Pressure Cooker French Onion Soup

I've got the easiest pressure cooker french onion soup topped with french bread and cheese for you! Done in just 3 minutes in your Instant Pot. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Appetizer, Entree, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: french onion soup, instant pot, onion, pressure cooker, soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 479kcal
Author: The Typical Mom


  • 3 onions sliced
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp worchestershire sauce
  • 3/4 tsp thyme
  • 32 oz beef broth
  • 3/4 c gruyere cheese shredded, for top - use whatever type of cheese you have
  • 1 loaf french bread day old, sliced
  • 1/4 c green onions diced, optional


  • Set your Instant Pot to saute and melt your butter, then add onions at this time and caramelize them a bit. Then turn your pot off.
  • Add salt, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, and beef broth.
  • Close lid and steam valve and set to pressure high for 3 minutes.
  • Do a quick release.
  • Can serve immediately with bread on the side, or melt cheese on slices of french bread and serve on the side or put 1-2 pcs of french bread on top of soup with cheese on top, then put inside an oven safe bowl and put under the broiler for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted and serve.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 2004mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 4.4mg