Laura Calder's French Onion Soup

  • serves 4


185 Ratings
Directions for: Laura Calder's French Onion Soup


1 ½ lb(s) onions, very thinly sliced

2 Tbsp butter

1 Tbsp Cognac

½ cup red wine

3 cup beef stock

Salt and pepper

4 croûtes, for garnish

Grated gruyère cheese, for garnish


1. Melt the butter in a soup pot and sauté the onions until very soft, at least 20 minutes. Add the Cognac and the wine one minute. Add the stock. Simmer, covered, 45 minutes. Check the seasonings. Ladle into oven-proof soup bowls and set on a baking sheet. Top each with a croûte. Sprinkle the top generously with cheese. Broil until the top is lightly brown, about 2 minutes.

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