Simple French Onion Soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 onions, thinly sliced into rings
  • 4 slices whole wheat or herb bread
  • 1 cup - grated processed cheese
  • 1 flake garlic
  • 1 tbsp - butter
  • 1 stalk spring onion greens, finely chopped
  • 4 cups - vegetable stock or water
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Simple French Onion Soup

  • Apply butter in bread slices lightly, with half butter.
  • Dry them in warm oven for 5 minutes.
  • Heat remaining butter in large pan.
  • Add onions. Stir fry till golden and transparent, but not brown.
  • Add crushed garlic flake, stock, and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes, or till onions are very soft.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Ten minutes prior to serving, place 4 slices of bread in 4 individual oven or microproof soup bowls.
  • Sprinkle half cheese over slices.
  • Place in hot oven for 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour boiled stock in all four bowls.
  • The slices will rise to the top.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese, chopped spring onions. Place under a hot grill in oven till cheese melts completely.
  • Serve hot, with garlic buns or soup sticks.