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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kate Spreigl

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 cup olive oil
8 sliced onions
2 cloves minced garlic
2 tablespoons flour
8 cups beef stock
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1 loaf French bread
2 cups grated Gruyere cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Sauté onions and garlic in oil over low heat until onions are 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 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 lined with tin foil. Bake at 350 °F or 5 minutes under a hot broiler.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10

 

 

 

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