Golden Brown French Onion Soup

Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

From the Pirate's House Cookbook. The cooking time is long but worth it.

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  1. Melt butter in heavy pot. When foaming add onions and salt. Fry for 30-60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Be careful not to burn or they will become bitter. Let onions turn a deep, rich brown.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in flour. Return to heat stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Pour in liquids. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Pour into crocks, top with thick slice of French bread and then Swiss cheese. Broil until bubbly.