FRENCH ONION SOUP WITH BURGUNDY

 

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Ingredients

  • 6 onions, sliced, then chopped in fourths
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup Burgundy or heavy red wine
  • 6 cups hot water
  • 14 cubes beef bouillon cubes
  • dash pepper
  • 1 teaspoon browning sauce (Kitchen Bouquet)
  • French bread - toasted
  • Gruyere cheese or Swiss cheese

Directions

  • Sauté onions in butter until golden brown. Add flour and stir until smooth. Transfer to large pot, add rest of ingredients and simmer for about 1-1/2 hours. Put in individual soup bowls and put under broiler with toasted French bread topped with cheese until cheese is melted.
  • Makes 6 servings.

Notes

We have been making this for years and it stands up to any you can get at a restaurant.

Categories: Soup  Soup  Stew 

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