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French Onion Soup


Onion soup is an essential and delicious gratin recipe, as easy as it is quick to make and very economical ...

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 350 g ofonions yellow
  • 25g butter
  • 1 tbsp of flour
  • 1 liter of water
  • 4 thick slices of bread
  • 125 g grated cheese (Emmental, Gruyère or Comté)

Gratinated onion soup recipe

  • Start by peeling the onions
  • Boil the water in a saucepan
  • Chop the onions very finely
  • Melt the butter in a Dutch oven
  • Add the onions then brown them over a covered heat until they are lightly candied (caramelized)
  • Then add the flour to the onions and mix to distribute the flour evenly.
  • Pour water over the onions and simmer 15-20 min without covering
  • When the soup has reduced to about 1/4, turn off the heat
  • Switch the oven to the grill position
  • Toast the bread
  • Once the bread is toasted, put it in the bottom of an ovenproof bowl (take 4 bowls or 4 deep soup plates)
  • Pour the soup then the grated cheese on top
  • Place the bowls 5-6 min under the oven grill
  • Salt with fleur du sel, pepper

If you only have a large soup tureen, you can put the 4 slices of bread on the bottom walls, then the soup and finally the cheese before putting it under the grill.

Enjoy your meal !

Video: French Onion Soup. #Homemade (October 2020).