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French Onion Soup Recipe

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2 1/2 lbs. Onions
3 tbsp. Unsalted Butter
2 tbsp. Olive Oil
1/2 tsp. Sugar
8 cups beef, chicken, or vegetable broth
3 tbsp Flour
6 - 8 Toasted baguette slices
3 cups American cheese ( or cheese of your choice)
Salt and Pepper to taste

1. Cut onions into thin slices to yield at least 6 cups
2. Melt the butter and oil together over low heat
3. When the butter foams then settles, add the onions. Stir to coat, then cover and cook on low for 15 minutes
4. After 15 minutes, the onions should have wilted down. Stir in salt and pepper to taste, and 1/2 tsp. sugar
5. Cook onions on medium for 40 minutes to 1 hour, stirring often, until onions are deeply browned.
6. Heat broth in a separate pan while onions cook
7. Stir flour into onions
8. Add hot broth to onions, bring to a boil, simmer for at least 1 hour
9. Heat overn to 350 degrees, divide soup into small oven safe bowls. Tope each with toast. Cover with grated cheese in a thick layer
10. Bake for 20-30 minutes (until cheese is melted)
11. Broil for 1-3 minutes until cheese is brown and bubbling
12. Remove from oven and allow to cool




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