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French Onion Soup is ideal for an autumn or winter night.
Traditional French Onion Soup uses beef broth, but, since my wife doesn't eat red meat, I usually make it with chicken and vegetable stock.
"Takes patience as the 90 mins for onions is boring but loved it...did add the white wine as one of others suggested but stuck with the red onions as previously always use white/yellow so was nice for a change...especially the cheesy baguette floater was superb! I am in London and reminds me of US restaurants doing it that way alot. Went down extremely well with others eaters!!"- PondACB
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Slice onions 1/8 inch thick.
In a large stockpot, melt butter over low heat. Place onions in it and cook slowly for 1 1/2 hours. Add stock and simmer for 1 hour. Salt to taste.
Slice baguette bread in 1/2" slices. Put in toaster, to a medium brown.
Turn on broiler. Spoon soup into oven-safe serving dish, top with toast and equal mixture of the grated Emmenthaler and Gruyere. Place under broiler, broil 3-6" away from heat for approximately 3-5 minutes. (Watch it carefully -- you want a nice browning but not burning.)
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LMikoda 3 weeks agoI made the beef broth from scratch. I also added a few tablespoons of cooking sherry. Very delicious!
Cakeandcookies 5 months agoThe only part I don't like about french onion soup is the soggy bread
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Dawn7 9 months agoGreat Recipe!!!
dtbh4t 9 months agovery rich flavor...almost too rich or salty.
Dawn7 10 months agoDelicious! I used a mix of provolone & swiss cheese and it was great
jlsmith 10 months ago
hangp14 10 months agoDelicious! Just finished making it thirty minutes ago and it is gone already.
Kicia731 11 month agoReally good recipe for a delicious and fool proof French onion soup!
Michellez30 1 year ago
Tkomodo 1 year agoGreat recipe. I modified it a bit by using water as my base and beef bouillon cubes per cup of water.
ashleylynnfournier 1 year agoCant wait to make this, and it looks just like i remember it as a kid in germany
JakPot 1 year agoOh my days this is tasty, perfect for a rustic summers day! The only recipe I would use for this soup
Kproescher 1 year agoMade this several times, I love it!
estherbeverly 1 year agoTo bland for me. Even tweaked it...
flicka01 2 years agoVery good Soup! Easy and delicious...
Nadabaqi 2 years agoR we not supposed to cut or slice the onions??
Terri110 2 years agoWell worth the time it took to cook
tessiela 2 years agoWe followed the recipe to the letter and it definitely fed more than six people. Other than that, it was delicious :)
Binty69 2 years agoWant to try. Looks great! The onions and butter really cook for an hour and a half before adding the broth? Seems so long like it wud turn to mush.