The baguette slice topped with cheese is a must for French onion soup. A great starter for guests that tastes delicious and is really easy to prepare.
What onions do you use in french onion soup?
For the preparation of the soup classic we use simple onions. If you like it milder in taste, use white onions or vegetable onions.
Which cheese goes well with French onion soup?
Spicy, grated hard cheese such as Comté or Gruyère is traditionally used to gratinate the onion soup. If you don’t get it, use grated Emmental instead.
French Onion Soup Ingredients
- 200 grams of onions
- 50 grams of butter
- 1 heaped tbsp flour
- 1 l vegetable broth (instant)
- 1/2 l dry white wine
- 1 (approx. 100 g) baguette roll
- 100g Comté cheese
French Onion Soup Preparation
- Peel onions, cut into rings. Melt butter. Braise the onions in it over a low heat for about 15 minutes until they are soft, without turning brown. Dust flour over it. Deglaze with broth and white wine, season with salt and pepper.
- Cover and simmer the soup for about 15 minutes, season again. Cut the baguette into slices and toast them without fat in a pan. Finely grate the cheese. Pour soup into soup bowls. Spread bread slices on top.
- Sprinkle with cheese and bake in the preheated oven (electric stove: 225 °C/ fan: 200 °C/ gas: level 4) for 5-7 minutes.