French Onion Soup Recipe

Written by Robert J. Matthews

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3 large yellow onions, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 5 cups beef broth

Ingredients

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1 cup dry red wine 1 teaspoon dried thyme Salt and pepper to taste 4-6 slices of French bread 1 cup shredded gruyère or swiss cheese

Ingredients

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In a large pot or dutch oven over medium heat, melt the butter with the olive oil.

Instructions

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Add the sliced onions and cook for 20-30 minutes, stirring frequently until the onions are very soft and caramelized.

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Sprinkle the flour over the onions and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly stir in the broth, wine, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer.

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Place the bread slices in oven safe bowls or crocks. Ladle the soup over the bread slices making sure to get plenty of onions. Top with the shredded cheese.

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Place the bowls on a baking sheet and broil for 3-5 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and starting to brown.

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Serve the soup bowls hot with the melted cheese on top. 

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