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French Onion Soup VII

Posted in : Soups on by : Daphne


1 tbs butter1 tbs olive oil4 large onion, thinly sliced1 tbs all-purpose flour2 (14 ounce) cans beef broth1/2 cup white wine1 1/2 cups water2 bay leaves6 slices French bread1 cup shredded Swiss cheese


In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter with olive oil. Cook onions in mixture, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes, until very soft, translucent and brown on the edges.
Sprinkle the flour over the onions and stir to combine. Pour in beef broth, wine and water with bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 20 to 30 minutes.
Preheat oven broiler.
Toast the bread slices. Ladle the soup into 6 ovenproof bowls and place the bowls on a baking sheet. Place a toasted slice of bread over each bowl and top with Swiss cheese.
Place bowls under broiler until cheese is melted.