French Onion soup

French Onion Soup

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Valarie Pitts


This is an old family's isn't the watery type of soup but a nice thick hardy one. Very easy to make and a taste to savor!


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makes 2 quarts
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1 1/2 lb
    peeled onions
  • 3 oz
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    spanish paprika
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 qt
    beef broth (bouillon, home made or cubes

How to Make French Onion soup


  1. cut onions in half and slice with the grain 1/8 in thick. Melt butter and add sliced onions saute slowly for 20 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add paprika, bay leaves and flour mix well keeping flame low. Stir while cooking for 5 minutes.
  3. gradually add the HOT beef broth while stirring with preferably a wooden spoon, simmer soup covered for 30 minutes. Taste soup and season as desired with salt.
  4. serving suggestion....fill oven safe soup bowls or soup crocks with 8 oz soup, Top with french bread and place a slice of swiss cheese on bread and place under broiler till cheese is melted and golden brown

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