French Onion Soup Recipe

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French Onion Soup

Ginny Andrews

By
@Ginny72

Inspired by Ina Garten with a few twists of my own.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

6
onions, sliced
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
olive oil, extra virgin
2 qt
beef stock
2
bay leaves
3
garlic cloves, 2 minced 1 halved
1/2 Tbsp
dried thyme
1/4 c
red wine
4 slice
baguette
1 c
shredded gruyere cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice the onions and chop two of the garlic cloves
2
heat butter and a little olive oil in a soup pot on medium heat
3
add the onions, bay leaves, and thyme and cook the onions over medium heat until the onions are golden brown and very soft, about 25 minutes
4
add the garlic and cook for five more minutes
5
add the red wine and allow to reduce for 10 mintues. Preheat broiler at this time.
6
Slice baguette into 4 pieces and toast under broiler. Rub halved garlic cloves on toasted bread and set aside.
7
add the beef stock while the bread is toasting and bring to a boil then reduce to simmer. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes to let the flavors combine.
8
Ladle the soup into oven proof bowls, top with a piece of toasted bread and 1/4 of the grated gruyere cheese.
9
Place bowls under the broiler and allow cheese to become brown and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy