French Onion Soup
Simple onion soup topped with gruyere cheese and baquette
- 800 g onions 4 large sweet onions approximately
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp butter
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 100 ml dry white wine
- 1 litre vegetable stock
- seasoning to taste
- 80 g baguette 4 slices
- 100 g Gruyere cheese grated
Slice the onions thinly and finely chop the garlic.
Melt butter and oil in a large saucepan and add the onions and garlic.
Put a lid on the saucepan and cook on medium to low for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add sugar and salt and cook over a medium heat until they are thoroughly soft.
Add the stock wine and herbs and simmer for 30 minutes. Season to taste.
Cut 4 slices of baguette about 2 cm thick and dry out in an oven for 5 minutes.
Divide the soup into 4 heatproof bowls and place on an oven tray.
Preheat the grill to medium and pile the cheese on the bread slices.
Top the soup with bread and place under the grill until bubbling.
Calories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 12gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 823mgPotassium: 352mgFiber: 4gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 324IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 317mgIron: 1mg