French-Style Onion Soup
From: Nathalie, Varennes, Quebec, Canada
Servings: 8
IngredientsPreparation
  • 4 tablespoons [60 g] butter
  • 4 tablespoons [60 g] bacon fat
  • 8 large onions, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons [90 mL] beef broth concentrate
  • 8 cups [2 L] water
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Croutons
  • Grated Mozzarella cheese
  • Melt together butter and bacon fat.
  • Add and cook onion slices over low heat until tender.
  • Well mix in beef broth concentrate, to color onion slices.
  • Pour in water; sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and leave to simmer for 40 minutes.
  • Pour soup into oven-safe individual bowls.
  • Leave to cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven broiler.
  • Top soup with croutons; sprinkle with grated Mozzarella cheese.
  • Broil under preheated oven broiler until golden before serving.