Onion Soup

Onion SoupOnion soup is a great winter food, it’s rich, filling and extremely tasty. I like to serve my onion soup alongside a thick slice of freshly toasted bread and a generous helping of cheese. Onion soup can take a while to make so I make big batched which I can store in containers in my freezer, it lasts for ages and when I feel like I need a big warm soup, I can simply defrost and reheat. Ready in no time!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Onion Soup
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Recipe type: Entree
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 80 mins
Total time: 1 hour 30 mins
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic,
  • 8 cups of Veggie stock
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dry thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sugar
  • 8 slices of toasted fresh bread
  • 1 1/2 cups of grated Swiss Gruyere with a little grated Parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Grate the onion and mine the garlic.
  2. In a large saucepan, sauté the onions in the olive oil on medium high heat until soft, for about 15 minutes.
  3. Add the sugar and carmelize for a further 20 minutes.
  4. Add the minced garlic and sauté for a minute or two.
  5. Boil 1/2 litre of water and add the stock. Pour over the onion along with the wine. Add the thyme. Cover partially and simmer until the flavors are well blended, about 20-30 minutes.
  6. Season well with salt and pepper.
  7. Pour into oven proof bowls.
  8. Cover with thick sliced bread and sprinkle with cheese for 10 minutes at 350 F, or until the cheese bubbles and is slightly browned.
  9. Serve piping hot.

 

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