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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Deen
Added: Monday, December 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 onions, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 c. olive oil
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
8 c. beef stock
1/4 c. dry white wine
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1 bay leaf
salt and pepper
1 loaf French bread
2 c. grated Gruyere

Directions:
Directions:
Saute onions and garlic in oil over low heat until tender and golden yellow. Sprinkle flour over onions, cook a few minutes more, browning the flour well. Add stock and wine and bring to a boil, add thyme and bay leaf. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 20 minutes or so. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Meanwhile, slice French bread into 3/4 inch slices and butter both sides. Toast slices on griddle until golden brown. Ladle soup into an ovenproof bowl, add toasted bread and cover with cheese. Place ovenproof bowl on a baking sheet lines with tin foil. Bake at 350 F or 5 minutes under hot broiler.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6 serving
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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