Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

I got this out of a garlic-themed cookbook. It's great for lunch or as a side for a cold-weather dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt the butter together with the olive oil in a large, heavy saucepan. Add onions and cook over med-high heat for 10-12 min, until softened and beginning to brown.
  2. Add minced garlic, sugar, and thyme, and continue cooking over med heat for 30 min, or until onions are well-browned, stirring frequently.
  3. Sprinkle in flour and stir until well blended. Pour in white wine and broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 45 min, skimming off any scum that rises to the surface.
  4. Preheat broiler. Rub each side of the bread with the cut sides of the garlic. Place 6-8 oven-proof soup bowls on a baking sheet and fill 3/4 full with onion soup.
  5. Float a piece of toast in each bowl. Top with the grated cheese, dividing equally among bowls and broil 3-4 min until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

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