French onion soup

Cuisine : French
Calories : 168
Type : Non Vegetarian
Serving Size : 6 to 8
Course : Soup
Preparation Time : 30  Min

No Ingredient Quantity Measure Type
1 Onions 8
2 Butter 30 Gms
3 Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
4 Thyme leaves 1 Tablespoon
5 All-purpose flour 2
6 Water 500 Ml
7 Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
8 Beef stock 2 Ltr

Recipe Details
This is quite a rich soup and is ideal served as a meal with toasted bread or sandwiches on the side. If serving as a starter, offer just a small bowl of French onion soup or make the main course a light one.

Cooking Instructions

Place the onions, butter, oil and thyme in a large saucepan over medium heat, cover and cook for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes. Add the brandy and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the mustard, stock and water and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.

Garnishing Instructions

If you have oven-safe bowls or mugs, you can fill each with soup, then top with a slice of bread. 

Serving Instructions
Ladle the soup into bowls and serve with toasted cheese sandwiches or parmesan toasts.

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