Baked French Onion Soup

Baked French Onion Soup

14 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 87% would make again

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4 cn Water
1 ts Sage
Parmesan cheese; shredded
3 tb Flour
Mozzarella cheese; shredded
1 tb Vegetable oil
3 lb Onion; sliced very thinly
2 c Dry Red Wine
1 ts Salt
1 slice french bread; toasted
4 cn Beef consomme
3 tb Butter
1 Bay leaf
1 ts Sugar

Original recipe makes 6



Melt butter with oil in large soup pot - add sliced onions and stir to coat ~ cover pot and cook over moderately low heat for 15 - 20 minutes - stirring occasionally until onions are tender and translucent. Uncover pot and raise heat to moderately high - stir in salt and sugar (sugar carmelizes and helps onions to brown) - cook about 30 minutes - stirring frequently until onions have turned an even deep golden brown. Lower heat to moderate - stir in flour and add a bit more butter if flour does not absorb into a paste with the onions. Cook slowly, stirring constantly for 12 minutes to brown flour lightly. Remove from heat - pour about 1 cup of warmed consomme into onion/flour mixture to blend flour and consomme - add rest of consomme, water, wine, bay leaf and sage - bring to a simmer. Simmer slowly for 30 - 40 minutes. If you are not serving right away, let cool, uncovered, then cover and refrigerate. Reheat when ready to serve - place in ovenproof soup bowls - top with a slice of toasted french bread, shredded mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. Place under broiler to melt cheeses until bubbly. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V5 #021 by (Lena P Mitchell) on Jan 20, 1998

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So Yummy!!!


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kschex 2y ago

a little time consuming but well worth it.
heatherrichardson-ulicki 2y ago

This is the best French Onion Soup I've ever eaten!
Jhammer98 2y ago

mrey1030 3y ago

This soup is amazing! I used my food processor to chop the onions very fine because I had my tonsils out yesterday and can't handle anything of substance right now. I also added garlic to the onions. I will definitely make this again!
brookeambreheyde-linn 3y ago

Didn't really hit the spot for me. Was a little disappointed
Cheekygirl1984 4y ago

Amazing thank you! I can't believe how simple this was and they charge 8$ for this at the restaurant!!! And it's not as good as this!
MissPersia 4y ago

I made this the other night and instead of consomme I used beef broth it still came out great.
jayspruce 5y ago

I have owned several restaurants and this is as close as I have seen to my chefs rescipes.....yum
leephilip 5y ago

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