French Onion Soup

Total Time:
2 hr
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
1 hr 50 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons bacon drippings (4 bacon strips)
  • 6 Maui or Vidalia onions (3 pounds/8 cups), thinly sliced
  • 2 large shallots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup burgundy wine
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3 quarts chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Sliced baquette, toasted and seasoned
  • Swiss cheese, grated
  • Flat-leaf parsley, chopped, for garnish
Directions
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, fry 4 strips of bacon until crisp. Discard bacon. Saute onions and shallots in bacon fat until tender, about 10 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar, wine and oregano; cook for 30 minutes. Stir frequently until the onions caramelize and are golden brown.

  • Blend in chicken broth. Simmer gently for 1 hour, stir occasionally. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into 4 ovenproof bowls. Float the croutons on top of soup and sprinkle with grated cheese. Broil until cheese melts. Garnish with flat-leaf parsley, serve immediately.


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