French Onion Soup

Preparation time
10 mins
Cooking time
45 mins
Difficulty
moderate
Serves
4 people
Meal course
Lunch
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200 grams
Butter
1 Kilo
Thinly sliced Onions
2
Chicken Stock
1 per taste
Salt
1 per taste
Red Pepper
200
Sherry (Optional)
250
Red Wine
100 grams
Gruyere Cheese, Grated
4 large
Bread Croutons
French Onion Soup

French onion soup is a type of soup usually based on meat stock and onions, and often served gratinéed with croutons and cheese on top or a large piece of bread.

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Mrunmayi

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  1. Heat butter in a stock pot over moderate heat
  2. Add the onions until they are golden, stirring occasionally PLEASE NOTE: The onions must cook slowly and become evenly brown
  3. This is a slow process and will take take about 20 minutes
  4. Do not brown too fast or use high heat
  5. Add the stock and wine and bring to boil
  6. Simmer until the onions are very tender and the flavors are well blended, about 10 minutes
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  8. Add the sherry
  9. keep the soup hot for service
  10. Cut the bread into round croutons about 3/8 inches thickness and to the size of the soup cup
  11. Toast the bread topped with cheese for few seconds
  12. Fill the soup bowls with hot soup and place the toast on the top and cover with cheese

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