French onion soup

Recipe from: 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 5
Time

Ingredients

  • 60
    g
    butter
  • 1
    kg
    onions, thinly sliced
  • 5
    ml
    fresh thyme, or
  • 2
    ml
    dried thyme
  • 1.25
    Litres
    beef stock
  • seasoning to taste
  • 6
    slices French bread
  • 150
    g
    Gruyère or mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 30
    ml
    butter, melted
 

Method

 
Heat butter and add onions and thyme.
Cook over a gentle heat for about 20 minutes until browned.
Add beef stock and simmer for 15 minutes. Season to taste.
Cut French bread into thick slices and toast on both sides under the grill.
Spoon the onion soup into individual soup bowls and float toast slices on the soup.
Cover the toast with grated Gruyère or mature Cheddar, and drizzle with melted butter.
Place under the grill until the cheese is bubbling, then serve at once.
 

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