French Onion Soup for Two

French Onion Soup is a classic that’s always in season!  This version is scaled perfectly for a lovely dinner for two!


Olive Oil Butter Onions Garlic Thyme Bay Leaf Salt

Flour Red Wine Beef Broth White Wine (Optional) French Bread Gruyere Cheese

Step 1:

Cook the onions with salt, fresh thyme sprigs and a bay leaf until the onions are a beautiful golden brown.  Remove the thyme sprigs and bay leaf before proceeding. 

Step 2:

Add the garlic and red wine and cook until the wine is almost evaporated, then add the flour and cook briefly.

Step 3:

Add the beef broth, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until slightly reduced.  Taste for seasoning and add the white wine if needed.

Step 4:

Preheat the broiler.  Place French baguette slices on a baking sheet and top with Gruyere cheese.  Broil briefly until melted and beginning to brown.

Step 4 Option:

You can also place the bread and cheese on top of the soup then place it under the broiler to lightly brown and toast it.


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