French Onion Soup

Recipe by BoxOWine
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
YIELD: 14 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make stock by bringing 10 cups water to boil.
  • Add beef and chicken bouillon pastes (or heat canned beef and chicken broth).
  • Lower heat to simmer and let simmer while preparing onions.
  • Melt butter slowly (so it does not brown) in large soup pot over low heat.
  • Add thinly sliced onions.
  • Stir, cover, and cook on low heat until lightly brown, stirring occasionally, about 30 mins.
  • Add wine, bring to boil, scraping up browed bits.
  • Cook about 5 mins.
  • stirring occasionally.
  • Add about 5 good shakes of worcestershire sauce.
  • Add stock to onions.
  • Bring to boil, turn heat down to simmer and simmer uncovered about 1 1/2 hrs.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • BREAD SLICES- BRUSH OLIVE OIL ON SLICES.
  • SPRINKLE WITH PARMESAN AND PLACE IN OVEN ON COOKIE SHEET AT 375f UNTIL LIGHTLY BROWN.
  • Ladle soup into ovenproof bowls.
  • Float bread on top of soup.
  • Top with 2 or 3 cheese slices.
  • Place in oven or microwave until cheese melts.
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