Traditional French Onion Soup

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Great for a cold winter's night. Suitable to refrigerate and microwave.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt margarine in fry pan, coating fry pan with fat.
  2. Add onions and cover pan with lid.
  3. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring onions occassionally.Do not brown onions!
  4. Add flour to onions and mix well.
  5. Put remaining ingredients into a pot and add onion mixture.
  6. Bring water, wine and beef stock and onion mixture to boil.
  7. Add salt and pepper if desired.
  8. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, cut french stick into 1 1/2cm slices and toast under a grill only on one side.
  10. Turn bread over, untoasted side up, and sprinkle desired amount of cheeses on top and grill until melted through and golden brown.
  11. Pour soup into bowls, 1-2 ladles per person.
  12. On top of soup, place a cheese toasty with the cheese side up, so that the toasty will float.

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