Onion Soup

Onion Soup

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Cheryl Miller


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


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30 Min
2 Hr
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    thinly sliced onions (5 cups)
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 qt
    boiling brown stock
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 3 Tbsp
  • ·
  • ·
    grated gruyere

How to Make Onion Soup


  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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