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French Onion Soup Recipe

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This recipe for French Onion Soup, by , is from The 2007 Flemming Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Thomas & Amy Flemming
Added: Thursday, June 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 tbsp. butter
2 lbs. white onions, sliced thinly
3 tbsp. flour
8 cups beef stock
salt and pepper to taste
8 (1 in) slices of French bread
garlic butter
provolone cheese

Directions:
Directions:
In a 6 quart soup kettle melt butter and stir in onion. Cook, uncovered, over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes, or until onion is a rich golden brown. Sprinkle the flour over the onion and cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 min. Remove from heat. In a saucepan heat the beef stock. Gradually stir the stock into the onion mixture. Simmer the soup for 30 to 40 min. Add the salt and pepper. Place the slices of French bread on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 15 min. with a pastry brush, lightly coat each side of the bread with the garlic butter and return it to the oven for 15 min. Just before serving, pour the soup into individual oven-proof bowls. Top the soup with a slice of bread and cheese. Brown under boiler.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours

 

 

 

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