French Onion Soup Au Gratin

Karl Strasser

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@Frenchpress

I make a large batch of this soup because my wife loves it.I freeze it in quart freezer bags so we can put it in a bowl and thaw it in the microwave.


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Serves:
16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 gal
water
1
bay leaf
2 tsp
thyme, dried
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
5 lb
onions julienned
1/8 c
beef base (paste)
1/8 c
chicken base(paste)
1/2 c
red wine
1 c
cream sherry
1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
flour

FOR EACH SERVING

1 slice
swiss cheese
1 slice
provolone cheese
10
croutons

Step-By-Step

1Saute the onion until they are light brown.Add the flour to the onions and mix in well.

2Add the onions to a large stock pot and the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.

3Then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer 1 hour.
Put soup in a soup crock and add croutons,cheese.

4Put under a broiler or a toaster oven until cheese is golden brown.
Then serve.

5Soup can be frozen and served at a later date.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Onion, #gratin, #au, #starter