Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Drew’s Secret Stuff

French Onion Soup

6 servings

servings

1 hour 10 minutes

total time

Ingredients

2 1/2 pounds yellow onions, halved, and sliced 1/4-inch thick (8 cups)

1/4 pound unsalted butter

1 bay leaf

1/2 cup medium-dry sherry

1/2 cup brandy or Cognac

1 1/2 cups good dry white wine

4 cups beef stock

4 cups veal stock

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Freshly grated Parmesan

Directions

In a large stockpot on medium-high heat, saute the onions with the butter and bay leaf for 20 minutes, until the onions turn a rich golden brown color. Deglaze the pan with the sherry and brandy and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Add the white wine and simmer uncovered for 15 more minutes.

Add the beef and veal stocks plus salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for 20 minutes. Remove the bay leaf, taste for salt and pepper, and serve hot with grated Parmesan.

Nutrition

Serving Size

-

Calories

368

Total Fat

16g

Saturated Fat

10g

Unsaturated Fat

-

Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

41mg

Sodium

1485mg

Total Carbohydrate

27g

Dietary Fiber

4g

Total Sugars

11g

Protein

9g

6 servings

servings

1 hour 10 minutes

total time
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