Famous-Barr French Onion Soup

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. peeled onions (a 5 lb. bag equals about 3 lbs. peeled)
  • 4 oz. butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • 2 Tblsp. paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup all pourpose flour
  • 3 qts. beef boulion or Vegatarian soup stock
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 tsp salt

 

  1. Slice onions 1/8" thick
  2. Melt butter in a soup pot. Add onions. saute slowly for 1 1/2 hours. 
  3. Add other ingredients except the boulion. Saute over low heat for 10 more minutes.
  4. Add boulion and simmer for 2 hours.
  5. Salt to taste

Yield: 2 quarts soup

Traditional Serving:

In fireproof casserole or individual bowls add 8 oz. hot soup, three slices bauget, and 1 1/2 oz. Swiss cheese. Place under broiler until golden brown.

French Onion Soup Recipe