French Onion Soup
An Affair From The Heart
An Affair From The Heart
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  • 5.0 from 1 reviews Print French Onion Soup Author: An Affair from the Heart Recipe type: Soup Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 60 mins Total time: 1 hour 15 mins Serves: Serves 6 Classic French Onion Soup is made easily at home using basic ingredients. It bakes up to a bubbly cheesy perfection with toasted French bread. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons butter 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 6 small yellow onions, sliced, and separated into rings 2 Tablespoons dry Sherry 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tablespoon Kitchen Bouquet ¼ teaspoon dried thyme 1½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 2 (32 ounce sized) Beef Stock French baguette bread sliced into ½" pieces. (2-3 slices per bowl) 10 ounces Shredded Gruyere Cheese Instructions In a stock pot, or dutch oven over medium heat, heat oil and butter. Add onions and cook for about 15 minutes stirring frequently. Onions will become caramel colored. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover the pot, and continue cooking for another 20 minutes or so, stirring occasionally. Add sherry to pot, cook over high heat until sherry evaporates. Stir in Worcestershire Sauce, Kitchen Bouquet, beef stock, thyme, salt and pepper. Simmer, covered for 20 minutes. Add sliced bread to a baking sheet and spritz with a little spray butter on each side. (or lightly butter) Bake in oven on 350 degrees for about 10-15 minutes. Until bread is golden brown and toasted, turning it over once, half way through. Cool. Ladle soup into oven safe crocks or bowls, arranged on a baking sheet. Add 2-3 pieces of bread, top with cheese, and place in oven, about 6" beneath broiler, set to high broil and broil for about 2-5 minutes. Tops will become brown and bubbly. Serve immediately. 3.2.2885



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