Slices of onions swim in a beef broth that includes wine for a real authentic flavor in this French Onion Soup recipe that is fuss free and doesn't take long to make.
6 large or 9 medium onions, peeled
20 grams / 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
8 grams / 1 tablespoon plain flour
250 milliliters / 1 cup dry white wine
709 milliliters / 3 cups beef broth
100 grams / 3.5 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated
4 slices thick farmhouse bread
Thyme, to garnish
- Thinly slice the onions in rings and set aside.
- Place the butter into a heavy based frying pan on medium low heat and toss in all the onions.
- Cook until they are golden brown, approximately 15 minutes.
- Toss in the flour and salt and stir to coat.
- Pour in the broth and wine and cover, cooking for 30 minutes.
- Ladle the soup into 4 ovenproof bowls and lay 1 slice of the farmhouse bread on top of each.
- Sprinkle the grated cheese over and place under the broiler or grill until melted and bubbling.
- Serve immediately with a sprinkle of thyme on top and season to your taste.
- Dig in.
Adapted from Cuisine Actuelle
- Calories: 437 calories per serve
Keywords: french cooking, soup