French onion soup recipe

French onion soup recipe from Gilly70

egg free nut free kids can help can make in advance ok to freeze vegetarian
Category Soup recipes
Serves6 people
Prep time10 mins
Cook time1 hour 20 mins mins

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2 tbsp olive oil
28g (1oz) butter
680g (1lb 8oz) sliced onions
2 tsp caster sugar
2 garlic cloves
2 pints stock
1/4 litre (1/2 pint) dry white wine
Salt and pepper to taste
6 slices French bread
225g (8oz) Gruyere cheese (grated)

Handy Hint

Slices of bread & cheese can be prepared in advance and kept until needed. The hot soup will heat bread!


1. Heat oil & butter in a pan.
2. Add onions and sugar and cook for 20mins or until caramelised.
3. Add garlic & cook for 1 minute.
4. Add stock, wine, salt and pepper and simmer for 1 hour.
5. Cover slices of bread with cheese and grill.

To serve - lay the toasted pieces of bread & cheese in bottom of soup bowl & ladle hot soup onto them. Serve immediately

gransnetter Reviews

From: Gilly70 on Fri 21-Oct-11 14:27:23 Overall rating: 0.0
Very yummy, highly recommended.