French Onion Soup Recipe

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French Onion Soup Recipe
 
Make this classic French Onion Soup Recipe that goes perfect for any cold Winter day!
Ingredients
  • 8 thinly sliced yellow onions
  • 6 finely minced cloves of garlic
  • 2 ounces of unsalted butter
  • 2 cups of red wine
  • ½ gallon of chicken stock
  • ½ gallon of beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons of dry thyme
  • 2 tablespoons of dry basil
  • dry sherry to taste
  • balsamic vinegar to taste
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • Lea and Perrins to taste
  • Tabasco to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large hour pot or rondeaux, melt the butter and caramelize the onions very well (can take up to an hour). Once caramelized add in the garlic and sweat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Next, de-glaze with red wine and cook the amount of liquid until it is reduced by ½. Once reduced, add in the chicken and beef stock and cook until the amount of liquid is reduced by ⅓..
  3. Adjust the seasonings with Sherry, balsamic vinegar, salt, white pepper, Lea and Perrins and Tabasco.
  4. Garnish with croutons and Gruyere or Swiss cheese.
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