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French Onion Soup
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Serves/Makes:2 or more

  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) butter
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil
  • 3 large onions, sliced
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) flour
  • 5 16 oz (448 grm). cans beef broth )
  • 2-1/2 cans water (empty broth cans)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) port wine
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) burgandy wine
  • french bread loaf
  • mozarella, gruyere or swiss cheese
  • In large pot, melt butter with oil.
  • Add onions and cook until translucent.
  • Add sugar and flour; cook 1 minute.
  • Add beef broth, water, salt and pepper; simmer 30 minutes.
  • Stir in wines and cook 2 hours.
  • Preheat broiler to serve
  • Pour soup into crocks; place french bread on top.
  • Cover bread with cheese.
  • Place under broiler until bubbly.
This is a wonderful soup that helps me get through cold winters in Canada.

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