Onion Soup

Onion Soup Recipe

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Cheryl Miller

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@traflet

This is really Julia Child's basic recipe, but my sister always delivered the goods!

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    thinly sliced onions (5 cups)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 qt
    boiling brown stock
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 3 Tbsp
    cognac
  • ·
    croutes
  • ·
    grated gruyere

How to Make Onion Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook onions with butter and oil in large covered pot 15 minutes. Uncover, raise heat to moderate, stir in salt and sugar. Cook 30-40 minutes stirring frequently till onions are even deep golden brown. Sprinkle in flour and stir 3 minutes.
  2. Off heat, beat in boiling stock. Add wine, season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer partially covered 30-40 minutes or more.
  3. When ready to serve, heat to simmer, remove from heat and stir in cognac. Ladle over croutes and pass the cheese.

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About Onion Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French




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