French Onion Soup

Hearty and warming French onion soup is easy to make.

French Onion Soup

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  • 4

    large onions

  • ¼

    cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • ½

    cup of Brandy

  • Tsp of sugar

  • 2

    quarts of beef broth

  • Baguette

  • Gruyere cheese, shredded

  • 8

    slices of Swiss cheese


Slice the onions thinly Coat bottom of dutch oven with olive oil. Add onions and cook over medium heat for 12 minutes, til tender and golden. Stir often. Add brandy and let alcohol cook off Add sugar Add beef broth. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 12 minutes. Ladle soup into oven-proof bowls, place a toasted baguette on top. Cover with shredded Gruyere then a slice of Swiss cheese. Place bowls on baking sheet and broil until cheese is melted.


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