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French onion soup

French onion soup

Based on 65 ratings
Enikö G.

Enikö G.

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

60 min

Baking

10 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
½ kg
onions
5 g
parlsey
½
lemon (zest)
garlic
50 g
Gruyère cheese
thyme
½
bay leaf
½ tbsp
brown sugar
l
vegetable stock
75 ml
white wine
½
baguette
salt
pepper
ghee for frying
butter for frying
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Utensils

fine grater, cutting board, knife, grater, small bowl, cooking spoon, large pot, oven, large ovenproof pot, frying pan

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Nutrition per serving

Cal190
Fat13 g
Protein5 g
Carb13 g
  • Step 1/ 6

    Finely chop parsley. Zest lemon and mix with parsley; set aside in a small bowl. Peel and finely chop garlic. Grate Gruyère cheese and set aside. Peel and thinly slice onions.
    • fine grater
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • grater
    • small bowl

    Finely chop parsley. Zest lemon and mix with parsley; set aside in a small bowl. Peel and finely chop garlic. Grate Gruyère cheese and set aside. Peel and thinly slice onions.

  • Step 2/ 6

    Heat ghee in a large pot over medium heat. Add thyme, sliced onions, garlic, and bay leaf. Stirring constantly, cook over high heat for approx. 5 – 10 min., or until the onions become transparent. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 10 min. more.
    • cooking spoon
    • large pot

    Heat ghee in a large pot over medium heat. Add thyme, sliced onions, garlic, and bay leaf. Stirring constantly, cook over high heat for approx. 5 – 10 min., or until the onions become transparent. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 10 min. more.

  • Step 3/ 6

    Add brown sugar, salt, and pepper to the pot. Pour in the vegetable stock and wine and cook over medium heat for approx. 30 min.

    Add brown sugar, salt, and pepper to the pot. Pour in the vegetable stock and wine and cook over medium heat for approx. 30 min.

  • Step 4/ 6

    Pre-heat oven to 200°C/390°F. Pour the soup into an ovenproof pot if needed, preferably cast iron. Sprinkle with grated Gruyère cheese and bake in the oven for approx. 10 min., or until the cheese is melted and starting to bubble and brown.
    • oven
    • large ovenproof pot

    Pre-heat oven to 200°C/390°F. Pour the soup into an ovenproof pot if needed, preferably cast iron. Sprinkle with grated Gruyère cheese and bake in the oven for approx. 10 min., or until the cheese is melted and starting to bubble and brown.

  • Step 5/ 6

    Slice baguette. Melt butter over medium heat in a frying pan. Toast both sides of the baguette slices in the pan until crispy. Season with salt.
    • frying pan

    Slice baguette. Melt butter over medium heat in a frying pan. Toast both sides of the baguette slices in the pan until crispy. Season with salt.

  • Step 6/ 6

    Remove the soup from the oven and top with parsley-lemon zest mixture. Serve with toasted baguette. Enjoy!

    Remove the soup from the oven and top with parsley-lemon zest mixture. Serve with toasted baguette. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

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