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French onion soup


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  • - 2 onion or leek
  • - chicken stock
  • - 2 spoon of flour
  • - cheese
  • - bread or rolls
  • Optional:
  • - garlic
  • - white wine


servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 45mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Cut onion to thin slices. Fry them in 2-3 spoons of oil till light brown.

Step 2

Add 2 spoons of flour. Stir and fry it for a little.

Step 3

Give 1 litre cold water. Add salt, pepper, chickenstock. Let it boil on high temperature.

Step 4

Prepare the croutons. Cut up a few slices of toasts, sprinkle olive oil and grated cheese on the pieces. Put it in the oven for 10 minutes.
You can also fry it first in oil/butter with garlic and then put it into the oven.

Step 5

When the soup has boilt, turn the heat down and cook it slow till it boils again.

You can add a little white wine (1-2 dl) after the soup has boilt the first time.
You can add a half spoon of sugar to the onions to make them caramelized.

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