Onion Soup With a Crust (Kuoritettu Sipulikeitto)

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

Based on a recipe from Beatrice Ojakangas’ book, The Finnish Cookbook. The Finnish version of French onion soup, mais oui?

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a heavy pot over medium heat, brown the onions in the butter.
  3. Add the beef broth and bay leaf.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  6. Remove bay leaf.
  7. Pour the soup into an ovenproof casserole and cover with the bread slices.
  8. Sprinkle cheese over bread slices.
  9. Bake in preheated oven until the cheese has melted and is slightly browned.
  10. Serve immediately.