Saturday, June 23, 2012

French Onion Soup

  1. 60 g/2 oz butter
  2. 4 onions, thinly sliced
  3. 2 teaspoons plain flour
  4. 4 cups chicken stock
  5. 1/2 cup white wine
  6. 8-12 slices French bread
  7. 1/2 cup grated cheese


1.  Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat.  Add onions and cook very slowly, stirring constantly, for at least 10 minutes or until brown.  Add flour and cook, stirring, for a further 5 minutes.

2.  Increase heat to moderate, add stock and wine and bring to the boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

3.  Toast each side of bread slices, sprinkle one side with cheese and place under a preheated grill until cheese melts.

4.  Place cheese toasts in the bottom of a soup tureen and pour over the soup.  Serve immediately. Serves 4-6.

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