Sweet French Onion Soup

Recipe by Chippie1
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READY IN: 2hrs 33mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    teaspoons olive oil
  • 4
    cups sweet vidalia onions, thinly sliced (2 x-large onions)
  • 4
    cups red onions, thinly sliced (2 x-large onions)
  • 12
    teaspoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon black pepper
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    cup white wine (Sauvignon Blanc worked well)
  • 8
    cups beef broth (can use low sodium)
  • 14
    teaspoon thyme, chopped (Fresh if possible)
  • 8
    slices French bread, cut into 1 inch cubes (1oz. slices)
  • 8
    slices swiss cheese (1oz. slices)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add onions to pan; saute for 5 minutes or until tender.
  • Stir in sugar, pepper, and salt.
  • Reduce heat to medium; cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Increase heat to medium-high, and saute for 5 minutes or until onions are golden brown.
  • Stir in wine, and cook 1 minute.
  • Add brothe and thyme; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 2 hours.
  • Preheat broiler to low.
  • Plave bread in a single layer on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until toasted, turning after 1 minute.
  • Place 8 ovenproof bowls on a jelly-roll pan.
  • Ladle 1 cup soup into each bowl.
  • Divide bread evenly among bowls and top with 1 slice cheese each.
  • Broil 3 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.
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