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Five Star French Onion Soup

January 30, 2017

Five Star French Onion Soup

 

3 lbs. onion, peeled

1/2 cup butter

1 1/2 tsp pepper, black

2 Tbsp. paprika

1 bay leaf

3/4 cup flour

3 quart beef bouillon

1 cup wine, white

2 tsp. Salt

1/2 lb. Swiss Gruyere cheese

French bread

 

Slice onions, 1/8 inch thick. Melt butter, place onions in it, and sauté slowly for 1 to 2 minutes in a large soup pot.   Add pepper, paprika, bay leaf, and flour and sauté over low heat 10 minutes more.   Add bouillon and wine and simmer 2 hours. Adjust color to a brown with caramel coloring or liquid browning sauce.   Season to taste with salt.

Put in refrigerator overnight.

 

To serve: Heat soup. Fill oven-proof casserole or individual oven-proof bowls with 1 cup soup, top with 2 one-half inch slices of French bread and top with a slice of imported Swiss Gruyere cheese.   Place under broiler to brown, 3 to 5 minutes at 550 degrees F.

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