Our 16 Best French Recipes

Our 16 Best French Recipes

Most people think that all French cooking is complicated, fancy and only good for restaurants. But trust us, there are tons of easy French recipes that you can make at home. Recipe4Living has some of the top French recipes on the Internet, including French desserts, French dinners and more!

French Breakfast Recipes

A Classic French-Style Omelet - This French Style omelet recipe goes so quickly that you can easily make the omelets one at a time, as they should be. Each time, you'll come closer to mastering the technique.

French Breakfast Puffs - These muffins are easy to make, and quite tasty.

Crepes - These extremely thin pancakes are of French origin and can be filled with anything from chocolate to cheese to Nutella to spinach. This is a great basic recipe for whatever your need.

Quick Butter Croissants - The dough for these can be made up to 4 days in advance so they're perfect for lazy Sunday brunches.

French Appetizer Recipes

Wilted Cabbage Salad with Bacon - This is also called a French cabbage salad. It is a wonderful way to serve cabbage. Skip the garlic, use cider vinegar, and it becomes a German cabbage salad.

Baked Baguettes - This classic French bread can be quite tricky and bread bakers worldwide strive for the perfect loaf. Try your hand at this intricate recipe.

Imitation French Pate - An easier way to make pate without all the grinding and mashing of the meat, this recipe tastes almost the same with much left work.

French Onion Soup - A little white wine and Worcestershire sauce really make this version of French Onion.

French Dinner Recipes

Coq Au DeVine - This Coq au Vin (chicken with wine) dish is perfect when you feel like a little French cuisine. Takes some time, but it's totally worth the effort!

Grilled Boneless Provencal-Style Leg of Lamb with Grilled Tomatoes - I like to grill larger items that call for the indirect-heat method of grilling. By that, I mean the technique by which you turn the grill into a sort of outdoor oven.

Choucroute - This is a classic French dish featuring sausage and sauerkraut.

Kitchen Garden Ratatouille - This French vegetable dish can be served as a complete vegetarian meal or as a side dish with just about anything. With tons of veggies and grainy polenta, this is a terrific dish anytime.

French Dessert Recipes

French Chocolates - You'll feel like you just stepped into a French patisserie when you bit into these decadent chocolates.

French Cranberry Apple Cake - Unlike many French pastries, this cake uses oil instead of butter, so it's not quite as light and fluffy but it's better for you.

French Chocolate Brownie Torte - Although the brownies are rather simple, the elegant French ganache tops it off for a beautifully presented dessert.

Quick French Vanilla Mousse - Delight your taste buds with this low fat mousse.

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