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

Step-By-Step

1Slice the onions and chop two of the garlic cloves

2heat butter and a little olive oil in a soup pot on medium heat

3add 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

4add the garlic and cook for five more minutes

5add the red wine and allow to reduce for 10 mintues. Preheat broiler at this time.

6Slice baguette into 4 pieces and toast under broiler. Rub halved garlic cloves on toasted bread and set aside.

7add 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.

8Ladle the soup into oven proof bowls, top with a piece of toasted bread and 1/4 of the grated gruyere cheese.

9Place 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