Better Than TGI Friday's French Onion Soup

Recipe by JustaQT
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Over medium heat melt 3 tablespoons of the butter, and the olive oil in a large heavy stockpot.
  • Add sliced onions, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Increase heat to high, remove lid, add sugar, and salt.
  • Sauté, stirring often until onions are very soft, and a deep golden brown.
  • Reduce heat to medium, sprinkle in flour, and cook stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add about 2 cups of stock and stir to blend, and then add the remaining beef stock and wine.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Brush hamburger buns with remaining butter,and place bread in oven, and let this brown.
  • When the bread as browned remove it from the oven.
  • Gather 8 small oven proof bowls, and spoon in soup, add one bun half, and then fill bowl with soup.
  • Add one slice of provolone, and place soup bowls in a baking dish, and place into oven.
  • When the cheese has toasted remove.
  • You may also wish to use a baguette if you have it on hand.
  • You do not need to place the soup back into the oven.
  • You can simply top with cheese and serve.
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