classic French onion soup

Classic French Onion Soup Recipe

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chris kromer


This was one of the first soups i learned to make while working under a pain in the ass chef ha you really should try this and let me know how much you like it!!!!


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5 lbs
yellow or vidalia onions mix it up
about 1 gallon good beef broth (homemade if possible) low sodium enough to cover fimal product by about 2 inches
cooking sherry
provolone or swiss loraine and fontina cheese sliced
croutons whatever you like

How to Make classic French onion soup


  • 1Start by peeling and slicing onions cut in half from en d to end then start to slice about quarter inch slices from end to end.
  • 2In a large saute pan over medium heat Start to caramelize onions do not add extra fat sugars will come out of the onion takes a little time. Wait until onions are nice and Browned without burning. May take a little practice.
  • 3Put caramelized onions in a large pot then deglaze pan with cooking sherry. Pour liquid into the pot. Repeat process for remaing onions.
  • 4Ed be for us to about 2or3 inches above onions. Bring to be a boil then turn off. In oven safe Super soup bowls place croutons ladle soup plac e bowls on sheet tray to avoid spills put cheese on top and place in 350 degree oven untill cheese is browned. ENJOY!!!!

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About classic French onion soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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