French Onion Soup au Gratin with Gruyere and Parmesan
45 min 6 Main Ingredient: Cheese*Onion*Pepper*Butter*Spirits Cuisine: FrenchPreparing: 15 minCooking: 30 min
5 white onions, sliced
5 tbsp. butter
1 quart bouillon, made with 5 bouillon cubes
1-quart consomme or stock
½ cup champagne or dry white wine (optional)
12 slices toasted baguette slices
1 cup grated gruyere cheese
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt and black pepper
Nutrition Factsper serving of 6
Step 1Heat the butter in a heavy bottomed pan until it melts, and then add the onions.
Step 2Pour the stock or consomme over the top, add the bouillon and season with a pinch of salt and a dash of black pepper.
Step 3Add some champagne or dry white wine if you want to.
Step 4Let the mixture simmer for 15 minutes over a medium low heat, then adjust the seasoning if necessary.
Step 5Transfer the soup to French onion soup crocks.
Step 6Top each one with a couple of baguette slices and sprinkle all the gruyere over the top.
Step 7Sprinkle half the parmesan over the top.
Step 8Place the soup bowls on a baking sheet and broil until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Step 9Serve the rest of the parmesan cheese on the side, so people can take more if they like.