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Classic Onion Soup In Beef Stock

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Spanish onions 1 Pound, thickly sliced (500 Grams)
  Plain flour 1 Ounce (25 Grams)
  Beef stock 2 Pint (1.2 Liters)
  Cognac 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  French bread slices 6
  Gruyere cheese 3 Ounce, grated (75 Grams)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan melt butter and cook onions over moderate heat with constant stirring such that the onion is soft and pale gold.
2. Stir for 1 minute sprinkling little flour, add the stock gradually and bring it to a boil stirring constantly.
3. Season as per taste, lower the heat, let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes and optionally add cognac.
4. On a grill, grill the bread lightly, sprinkle grated gruyere over it and keep aside.
5. Add the soup into heat proof bowls with a slice of cheese-topped bread on top of the soup in each bowl.

SERVING
6. Place the bowls under hot grill such that the cheese starts bubbling and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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