Not So French Onion Soup

Jane Whittaker

By
@janenov46

This soup is my favorite way of making onion soup.
I can't imagine why rest's charge so much for it, when there are so few ingredients, and it is so simple to put together.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The good news: THIS is the kind of soup to pay big bucks for. Better news? Thanks to Jane you don't have to!

This easy, budget-friendly recipe is a sure-fire favorite.

Ingredients

6 large
onions
3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
vegtable oil
64 oz
( 2-32 ounce) containers beef broth
2 tsp
beef base
1/8 tsp
crushed red pepper
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
dried parsley
1 tsp
worchestershire sauce
1 large
bay leaf
2 slice
swiss cheese per bowl of soup
1 slice
toast per bowl of soup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and slice onions 1/4 inch thick, then half them, making a half moon shape.
2
Saute the onions in the butter and oil until carmelized, stirring occasionaly. My stove top it takes about 25 minutes.
3
Add beef stock, beef base, and seasonings.
4
Simmer 20 minutes.
5
Set broiler to high, set rack 6 inches from heat source.
6
Cut bread to fit your soup crock, toast.
7
Ladle soup into oven safe crock, top with toast, then 2 slices of swiss cheese.
8
Broil until cheese is melted and starting to brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #onions, #beef broth