This authentic version of the Parisian favorite, The French Onion Soup will impress you with it's intense flavor, color and satisfaction. It's the perfect idea for a nice, cold winter's day.
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 4hours
Total Time 4hours15minutes
10slicesbaguette breadtoasted in oven
waterto cover the last 30 min.
peel the onions, slice in halve, then slice down their lines, thus making all the cuts the same size and relative thickness
add your TBS of butter to the large stock pot
then add your onions, and salt, and cook on high, then reduce and cover with a lid, simmer on low for about 4 hours. The onions will caramelize, and exude a lot of sweetness via sweating. It's fundamental to the rich results of this soup!
while the soup cooks, and about 1/2 hour before the soup is finished, cut the bread and lay on a baking sheet. Broil in oven until toasted.
shred your cheese
assemble the bowls and serve the soup with a deep ladle. Then, layer your bread, and finish with the cheese on top.
put in the oven, on broil until cheese melts and is toasted.