French onion soup with parmesan crostini is an absolute winner in my mind. A humble soup packed to the rafters of flavour.
I have done one before, but have slightly zooped up the recipe. This recipe has under 8 ingredients and is one to make on a sunday, partly because you need just over an hour to make it. It will cost under $8 to make and will serve about 4 people as starters.
I used my homemade chicken stock (recipe will be coming soon) for this recipe although original recipes use beef stock. Both equally delicious.
Hope you enjoy this little number.
Serves 4 as a starter
60g Salted Butter
4 Large White Onion, halved and finely sliced
4 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1L Chicken/Beef Stock
1 Tbsp Sea Salt
1 Tbsp Plain Flour
2-3 Sprigs Fresh Thyme
4 -8 Small Slices of french breadstick (2 in each bowl)
50g Parmesan, finely grated
- In a large sauce pan slowly melt the butter. Add the onion and let them soften over a medium heat, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes until onions are soft and caramelised.
- During this time in another saucepan, bring chicken/beef stock, sea salt and Worcestershire sauce to the boil. Take off the heat.
- When onions are soft enough. Add 1 tbsp plain flour for a couple of minutes until it thickens slightly. Slowly ladle stock into onion sauce pan until it thickens slightly, then keep adding a little more each time. Bring to the boil. Then leave to cool.
- Turn on your grill. Lightly toast your bread. Pour your soup into bowls to serve. Pop the bread into your bowls and equally cover in the parmesan cheese. Place under the grill until charred and bubbling cheese.
- Serve with a few sprigs of thyme on it.
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