french onion soup

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By Erin Mascroft
from Ware, MA

This is my own variation of a few different French Onion Soup recipes...DELISH

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serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For french onion soup

  • 4 lg
    sweet onions
  • 3 - 4 sprig
    thyme, leaves
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 2 clove
    garlic
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 can
    beef consomme
  • 1 box
    beef broth
  • gruyere cheese
  • croutons (your preference)
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How To Make french onion soup

  • 1
    Melt butter in large pot; add thyme, garlic, bay leafs, onions and salt & peper. Sautee to caramalize the onions, about 30-45 minutes.
  • 2
    Once onions are caramalized, remove bay leafs. Add beef consomme, bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer until beef consomme has reduced by half.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with flour and stir. Keep heat low and cook for 10 mins to cook out the flour flavor. Add beef broth to desired consistancy; simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • 4
    Once ready to serve, spoon soup into individual oven safe bowels. Add croutons and shredded gruyere cheese. Heat broiler to high. Place bowls on a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil for easy clean up. Place under broiler for 3 minutes until gold and bubbly.

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