French Onion Soup-Bowl Full of Love~Robynne

Robynne Glenn

By
@GypsySpyce

French Onion Soup! Who doesn't love a hot cheesy bowl of this rich satisfying soup? When my husband took a taste, he said "Mmmm, this is like a bowl full of love!"

Music to my ears!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

8
sweet onion, thinly sliced
5 clove
garlic, crushed
1 c
butter, melted
4 Tbsp
flour
64 oz
beef broth
2 can(s)
(10 1/2 oz cans) beef consomme
2 c
water
2 1/2 tsp
beef base
3
bay leaves
1 1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
ground thyme
1 1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1 1/4 c
madeira wine
***additional salt, pepper, and granulated garlic, if needed
6-8
(3/4 inch thick) slices of sourdough bread, toasted
24
slices of gruyere cheese
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook onion and garlic in butter in a dutch oven over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until very tender.
2
Add flour, stirring until smooth. Gradually add broth, water and beef base. Bring to a boil; add bay leaves,thyme. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in pepper,and wine. Remove from heat. Remove bay leaves.
3
Place ovenproof serving bowls on a baking sheet. Ladle soup into bowls. Place 1 slice of Gruyere on top of soup, place toasted bread slice on top of cheese, place two overlapping slices of Gruyere on top of bread (it's okay if corners of cheese hang over bowl), sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
4
Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 1 minute or until cheese melts and begins to get brown and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy