How to Make French Onion Soup

1/2 cup butter 4 onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 bay leaves 2 fresh thyme sprigs salt & black pepper 1 cup red wine 3 tbsp flour 2 quarts beef broth 1 baguette 1/2 pd grated Gruyere

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How to Make French Onion Soup Recipe
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Melt the stick of butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, and salt and pepper and cook until the onions are very soft and caramelized, about 25 minutes.

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Sliced onions

Sliced onions

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Caramelized butter

Caramelized butter

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Sautéed onions

Sautéed onions

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Bay leaf and soft cooking of onions

Bay leaf and soft cooking of onions

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Good color

Good color

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Adding thyme

Adding thyme

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Pepper and salt

Pepper and salt

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Salt

Salt

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A little more butter

A little more butter

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I prefer this instead of regular flour - no lumps

I prefer this instead of regular flour - no lumps

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Perfect now!

Perfect now!

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Add wine and broth. I use half beef- half vegetable stock

Add wine and broth. I use half beef- half vegetable stock

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Serving!

Serving!

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Sliced bread with cheese

Sliced bread with cheese

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Add to served bowl

Add to served bowl

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Add the wine, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer about 5 minutes. Discard the bay leaves and thyme sprigs. Dust the onions with the flour and give them a stir.

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Turn the heat down to medium low so the flour doesn't burn, and cook for 10 minutes to cook out the raw flour taste. Now add the beef broth, bring the soup back to a simmer, and cook for 10 minutes.

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Preheat the broiler. Arrange the baguette slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle the slices with the Gruyere and broil until bubbly and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Ladle soup/add bread

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