French Onion Soup Recipe

French Onion Soup Recipe
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All this delicious soup needs is the perfect combination of a meat stock and of course onions. Served as a starter, this soup is quite easy to rustle up and goes well with bread, especially with croutons.
French Onion Soup Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • 3 Onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp White sugar
  • 1 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 Cups water
  • 1/2 Cup red wine
  • 2 (10.5 ounce) Cans condensed beef broth
  • 8 Ounces sliced Swiss cheese
How to make French Onion Soup:
  • Melt butter or margarine in a 4 quarter saucepan.
  • Stir in sugar. Cook onions over medium heat for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Stir in flour until well blended with the onions.
  • Add water, wine, and beef broth; heat to boiling.
  • Reduce heat to low. Cover soup, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Cut four 1 inch thick slices of bread from the loaf.
  • Toast the bread slices at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) just until browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Ladle soup into four oven safe bowls.
  • Place 1 slice toasted bread on top of the soup in each bowl.
  • Fold Swiss cheese slices, and fit onto toasted bread slices.
  • Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes, or just until cheese is melted.
  • French Onion soup is ready.