Julia Child’s French Onion Soup
French Onion Soup needs to be on top of my list for favorite soups. This recipe by Julia Child takes longer than many simpler recipes, however it’s worth the time spent. Consider getting your apron, and make preparations to enjoy a vintage French favorite.
- 5-6 Cups Yellow Onions, sliced thin
- 1/2 Yellow Onion, raw
- Essential Olive Oil, 4 Tablespoons of
- French Bread, 8 slices
- Cogniac, 2-3 Tablespoons of (optional)
- Mozzarella Dairy Product, 4 ounces
- Swiss Cheese, Grated, about 12 ounces
- Pepper and salt
- Sage, Ground, 1/2 teaspoon
- Bay Leaf, 1 leaf
- White-colored Wine, 1 cup
- Beef Stock, 6 cups
- Flour, 3 Tablespoons of
- Sugar, 1/2 teaspoon
- Butter, 2 Tablespoons of
- Oil, 1 Tablespoons of
Heat huge, oven-safe, stock pot over medium-low heat and add some oil when the pot is hot. Melt the butter in to the herbal. Stir the sliced onions in to the oil/butter mix, making certain they're evenly coated. Cover the stock pot and prepare for approximately twenty minutes checking to make certain they aren’t burning. Onions ought to be obvious and incredibly tender once finished. Show up heat to medium-high, and add some sugar and 1tsp salt. Continue cooking while stirring until onions are completely browned (caramelized).
Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in 3 Tablespoons of flour. Prepare 2-3 minutes until flour forms a thick paste (increase the butter as needed). Stir in 1 cup of beef stock, and stir heavily a couple of seconds.
Add all of those other stock, wine, sage, and bay leaf. Provide a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for half an hour.
Pre-heat oven to 325 levels F. Drizzle each side of french bread slices with essential olive oil, and put on the baking sheet. Prepare the bread within the oven for fifteen minutes on every side.
Taste soup, and add pepper and salt when needed, then take away the bay leaf.
Add cognac, and grate the firOr2 raw onion in to the soup. Add some the swiss cheese towards the soup, preserving the majority of it for that top. Cover the soup mixture using the bread, developing just one layer bread top. Sprinkle all of those other Swiss cheese over the top bread, developing a thick layer. Drizzle melted butter or oil within the cheese, and put the pot in to the oven uncovered. Bake for about half an hour, or until cheese is melted. Turn the broiler on and brown the cheese.
Remove pot from oven and let are in position to awesome. Offer with a lucky visitors and revel in all of the kudos you obtain.