How to make it

  • Toast bread at 350 for 15 minutes.
  • In a large heavy saucepan melt butter over medium heat until it begins to foam.
  • Reduce heat to low then add onions and garlic then simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
  • Stir occasionally adding butter during cooking process if necessary.
  • Increase heat to medium then add sugar and sauté 30 minutes.
  • Increase heat to high then pour wine into onions and reduce liquid by 2/3.
  • Reduce heat to medium and sprinkle flour onto onions and stir until all flour disappears.
  • Gradually stir in broth and water then add bay leaf and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Remove bay leaf then pour hot soup into bowls and float bread on top.
  • Sprinkle generously with gruyere cheese and a little grated parmesan.
  • Broil soup in middle of oven for 20 minutes.

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    " It was excellent "
    fab44me ate it and said...
    French Onion Soup has always been my soup of choice...I love making a big crockpot of it, especially in this chilly weather. I usually use a diff cheese on mine (instead of gruyere, I use Swiss), due to some allergies in the household. Gave it a 5! :o)
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  • buschmeister 9 years ago
    This look Really Really GOOD!!!!!
    I'm going to try this.
    Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    ~Hello~~~^j^ ^j^ ^j^ ~
    I really like the use of the 'Bay Leaf' in
    this Onion Soup "5"FORK recipe ~
    I believe that it adds a lovely
    'layer-of-flavor'~
    This is a MUST 'Make&Taste' ~
    Blessings~
    ~*~ mj ~*~
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