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French Halles Onion Soup

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Ingredients
  Onions 5 Large
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Tepid water/Consomme 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Coarse salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bread slice 6 , toasted
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel the onions and cut in two. Make super thin and even slices out of the onion halves.

MAKING
2) Use a large heavy skillet, cast-iron if possible to heat up butter.
3) Add onions and sauté to golden brown by stirring with a wooden spoon.
4) Sprinkle flour over the onions and keep on stirring until the flour turns light golden.
5) Pour in water or consommé and season with salt.
6) Bring the liquid to a boil by frequent stirring.
7) Reduce heat to low and simmer for 8-10 minutes.
8) Add scalded milk to the soup and adjust seasoning.
9) Meanwhile, toast the bread.

FINALIZING
10) Lay one slice of toasted bread in each plate. Sprinkle freshly ground pepper on top and pour the soup over the bread.

SERVING
11) Serve warm with a bowl of grated cheese in side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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