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Let me show you how to prepare a delicious French onion soup... The best you have ever tasted! This soup is so addictive...

French Onion Soup Recipe

Best French onion soup ever!

Course Lunch, Soup, Starter
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 432 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅓ lbs onions (600 g)
  • 2 ½ cups water (600 ml)
  • ½ vegetable bouillon cube
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 oz cheese (55 g), grated
  • 2 slices French bread
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp worcester sauce (optional)
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Peel the garlic and chop it up. Then add to a large pan together with the unsalted butter, olive oil and bay leaves.

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  3. Place the pan over medium heat until the butter has melted. Then gently fry the garlic for 4 minutes over medium heat until fragrant. In the meantime peel the onions and slice them up roughly. Then add this to the garlic.

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  5. Stir well and cook the onions in the butter for 20 to 25 minutes until they are very soft, brown and caramelised Stir very regularly to prevent them from burning, it goes fast. Turn the heat lower if necessary.


  6. Once the onions are nicely browned, add the water and the bouillon cube. Also add the worcester sauce (optional). Season with a good dash of pepper.

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  8. Stir and then cook the French onion soup over medium heat for another 5 minutes. Toast the slices of bread in the meantime. Then take the soup off the heat and remove the bay leaves. Check the seasoning and add extra pepper or salt to taste. Scoop the French onion soup into separate bowls. Put a slice of toasted bread on top and sprinkle with the grated cheese. Put the soup bowls in a preheated oven and grill for 2 minutes until the cheese has melted. Then serve the French onion soup piping hot.


  9. Let me show you how to prepare a delicious French onion soup... The best you have ever tasted! This soup is so addictive...