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How to Make French Onion Soup

It’s that time of the year when you’re craving something to warm you up.

But it has to be delicious.

Let’s make French Onion Soup.

French Onion Soup

Preheat your oven to 325˚F.

In a large pot over medium-low heat, heat 4 tablespoon olive oil and add 2 tablespoons butter.

Once the butter is melted, stir 6 cups of thinly sliced yellow onions and coat with oil and butter. Cover and cook for 20 minutes, checking occasionally.

Turn up the heat to medium-high. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon sugar.

Stir & keep cooking until onions are brown and caramelized. It’s important that the bottom of the pan develop some browning.

Stir in 3 tablespoons flour, 1 tablespoon at a time and cook for about 30 seconds.

Add 1 cup of the beef broth. Use a whisk to scrape up (deglaze) the browned bits stuck on the bottom of the pan.

Add 5 more cups of beef stock, 1 cup white wine, 1/2 teaspoon ground sage and 1 whole bay leaf.

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 40 minutes.

In the meantime, cut up 1 loaf french bread or baguette into 1/2 inch thick pieces. Brush with oil on both sides.

Bake at 325˚F  for 30 minutes, flipping halfway.

Crock of French Onion Soup

Once they are done, increase oven temperature to 350˚F.

In an oven safe bowl, pour the onion soup, filling about 3/4 of the way full. Top with a piece of baked french bread, and generously sprinkle swiss and parmesan on top.

Check out the video below for all the delicious details.

Bake for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese has melted completely and become slightly golden.

Then serve eat & enjoy!