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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Nina Boldosser


2 tbsp.butter
2 lbs. medium yellow onions, sliced
2 tbsp. flour
4 tbsp. brandy (optional)
6 cups low sodium beef broth
2 sprigs fresh thyme
12 slices baguette
1 cup grated Swiss cheese

Heat the butter in a saucepan and sauté the onions over medium-low heat until tender (approx. 18 minutes). Stir frequently.

Add the flour and cook 2 minutes.
Stir in the brandy and add the broth and thyme.
Bring the soup to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt (in moderation) and pepper.

Meanwhile, place the baguette slices on a foil-lined baking sheet and top with half of the cheese.
Broil until cheese is melted and golden brown (approx. 4 - 5 minutes).

Remove the thyme sprigs and divide the soup into 6 bowls.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Place 2 slices of cheese toast on top.

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