french onion soup

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By Jean Fisher
from OFallon, IL

This is one of my personal favorites.

serves 4 - 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For french onion soup

  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 3 md
    onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 box
    reduced - sodium beef broth (32 ounces)
  • 1/4 c
    red wine
  • 4 - 6 slice
    french bread
  • 6 oz
    swiss cheese, shredded

How To Make french onion soup

  • 1
    Melt butter in a very large, deep pot over medium heat. Add onions and stir to coat. Cover; cook 15 minutes , stirring occasionally, until onions are very soft and begin to turn golden brown.
  • 2
    Uncover; increase heat to medium-high. Add sugar and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle with flour, cook 1 minute. Stir in broth, wine and 1 cup water. Simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Heat broiler. Spread bread slices on a baking sheet. Toast under broiler for 1 to 2 minutes per side. Set aside. Place ovenproof bowls on baking sheet. Divide soup evenly among bowls.
  • 4
    Place slice of toast on each serving of soup. Top with cheese. Heat under broiler for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Carefully remove from oven & serve warm.