Recipe: French onion soup

The 12 first courses lunch
April 04, 2011

OnionsI wanted to serve also a soup during the 12 first courses lunch, but but I knew that my guests like strong flavors, so I chose my own version of the famous French onion soup: maybe it's not light and healthy as other soups, but it's really tasty.

This is a recipe from the 12 first courses lunch, so the doses are for small samples. Keep that in mind if you are considering only one first course.

French onion soup

French onion soup

Serves four:
400 onions
30g butter
150ml vegetable broth
1/2 glass white wine
50g grated parmesan
50g emmenthal cheese
black pepper
4 baguette slices

Cut the onions into thin slices. Melt the butter in a frying pan, add the onions and cook over low heat 1 hour.
Add wine and broth and let it evaporate a bit.
Pour into four individual ramekins. Cover with a slice of toasted bread, grated parmesan and sliced emmenthal. Bake in preheated 200° C (392 F) oven 10 minutes.
Serve hot with grinded black pepper.

A tip
You can cook the onions the day before and put the soup into the individual bowls. Anyway, put the slices of bread and cheese just before baking.

Souper SundaysThis goes to Deb from Kahakai Kitchen who's hosting the weekly event Souper Sundays.

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Author: DebinHawaii (URL)

I love French Onion Soup so a little cup of this would be perfect for me. ;-) Thanks for sharing it at Souper Sundays.

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