A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

Soupe a l'Oignon des Noctambules

PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic

DESCRIPTION: Nightowl's Onion Soup, a traditional French soup

  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 2 Tbs. oil
  • 2 lbs. thinly sliced onions
  • 3 Tbs. flour
  • 2 qt. boiling fresh or canned beef stock
Heat butter, oil, and onions until soft and colored, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle on flour and stir until golden. Add beef stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer 1/2 hour. Serve.

As an added treat, toast thick French bread slices brushed with butter in 350º F oven. Rub with garlic clove. Place toast in soup plates, top with grated Swiss & Parmesan cheese, and ladle hot soup over.

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