A comfort family soup with easy preparation……
Thanks to my Burgundy friend Paulette who shared her family recipe here which is such a hit you never miss!
1: 3 or 4 large onions
2: 3 tbsp oil 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp flour
3: 4 cloves of garlic 1 -2 bay leave (optional) fresh thyme (some )
4: 1 1/2 or 2 liters water
5: 3 beef bouillon tablets
6: pepper to taste
7: American asiago cheese or Swiss gruyere or emmenthal grated Quantity is up to you
whether you like lots of cheese or little.
*I do not add salt as beef tablets and cheese are salty enough
few slices of baguette bread toasted under the broil*
1: Peel and slice onions
2: Put oil and butter in a large frying pan or a deep pot……
3: Brown onions to a nice color….add garlic, thyme,bay leaves…
4: Add the flour. Stir .
5: Add water , bring to a boil, add beef bouillon tablets.
6: Let cook for about 25-30 minutes with low heat….
7: Meanwhile toast bread slices, grate cheese.
8: When it is cooked, place a few slices of bread in soup ….
9: place soup in an oven proof bowl, and spread grated cheese over bread….
10: Sprinkle more cheese and place under the broil
until nicely browned (or just melted, to your taste.)
11: Grind some pepper over the plate ,done and enjoy.
Bon Appétit !