Dipping into French Onion soup is a universal pleasure: the salty broth, sweet caramelized onions and crunchy bread that’s bathing in all that flavor. So it’s no surprise the Parisian staple has made the rounds on TikTok. But, like any good internet recipe, it’s undergone a clever rebrand, like our friends carrot bacon and ranch pickles. Users are whipping up French onion pasta, a dish that brings all the decadent flavors of the stew into a bowl of penne. The best part (for you and your dishwasher): It comes together in one big pot.
The original recipe, dreamed up by @CaroleBeeCooks, has attracted millions of hungry viewers. To make it, you’ll have to caramelize onions, a process that can take up to 45 minutes, but is well worth it flavor-wise, says Carolyn. After surging in popularity, the blogger’s pasta dish became the first stop on TikTok’s French onion food tour. Bellow, learn more about the famous pasta, plus some imaginative food combinations that followed.