French-Style Onion Soup with Beer
From: Yvette, Saint-Come, Quebec, Canada
Comments: My family just loves this easy to prepare soup.
Servings: 4
IngredientsPreparation
  • 4 cups [1 L] water
  • 1 pack onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons [30 g] butter
  • 2 Spanish onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons [17.5 g] flour
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] beef broth concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] soy sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 [12-ounce / 355-mL] can beer
  • Pepper and salt, to taste
  • Crackers, preferably round ones
  • Grated Mozzarella cheese, to taste
  • Bring water and onion soup mix to a boil; leave to simmer for about 10 minutes and set aside.
  • Brown Spanish onion slices into melted butter, stirring.
  • Stir in flour, reserved onion soup mix, beef broth concentrate, soy sauce, bay leaf and beer; pepper and, if needed, salt mixture.
  • Leave to simmer for 45 to 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 450F [230C].
  • Pour soup into individual onion soup bowls; top each serving with 1 cracker and sprinkle with grated Mozzarella cheese.
  • Brown into preheated oven for about 2 minutes, until cheese is golden.