French onion soup is probably one of the most favorite and tasty soup recipes. This recipe highlights yellow onions which has a lot of Vitamin C. It also has traces of vitamins B6, A, and folate.
• 6 large yellow onions (finely sliced)
• 1 tbsp oil
• 2 tbsp butter
• 2 tbsp flour
• 8 cups vegetable broth
• 3 sprigs fresh thyme
• 1/2 teaspoon sugar
• 2/3 cup apple cider
• Baguette crostini or croutons
• Gruyere cheese (grated)
Prepare a Dutch oven over medium heat.
Add oil and butter. Let it cook until butter is melted.
Add the finely sliced onions.
Stir and make sure the onions are evenly coated with oil and butter.
Let it cook for 15 minutes.
Season with salt, pepper, and sugar.
Let it cook for 30 minutes. Stir every 5 minutes.
Once the onions are brown and caramelized, pour flour.
Pour apple cider.
Add vegetable broth and fresh thyme.
Let it simmer for 30 minutes.
Transfer to a bowl.
Top it off with a slice of baguette crostini or croutons and grated gruyere cheese.
Put inside the oven and bake at 375°F or until the cheese is melted.
Serve hot from the oven.
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