French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Recipe

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Ginny Andrews


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


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20 Min
1 Hr


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

How to Make French Onion Soup


  • 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.

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About French Onion Soup

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

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