How to Cook French Onion Soup

by bms lifeskills


  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted butter
  • 5 Medium red onions
  • 2 Teaspoons Minced fresh thyme
  • ¼ Cups Balsamic vinegar
  • 6 Cups Low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 ¾ Cups Low sodium beef broth
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baguette (1/2 inch thick) or croutons
  • 8 Ounces Shredded swiss cheese (2 cups)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Get butter and melt on the stove over Medium heat.

    Step 2

    Step 3

    Get the onions and slice them into strings.

    Step 4

    Step 5

    Get the onions, thyme, and 1/2t of salt. Mix them into the butter. Stir occasionally until the onions are dark and sticky. (About 30 min.)

    Step 6

    Step 7

    Get the vinegar and stir it into the other ingredients. Scrape the brown crust from the pot.

    Step 8

    Step 9

    Stir in the broths and the bay leaves.

    Step 10

    Step 11

    Season your soup with salt and pepper if needed. Get rid of the bay leaves when done.

    Step 12

    Step 13

    Heat the oven to 450 degrees. Get oven safe bowls an put them on a jelly roll pan. Ladle the soup into the bowls.

    Step 14

    Step 15

    Get the baguette slices (or croutons) and put them on top of the bowls. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake until the cheese has melted (about 5 minutes).

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