French Onion Soup

20131026-150522.jpgYield: 6-8


6 yellow onions; peeled and thinly sliced
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp butter
4 cups of Beef Broth
¾ cup dry white wine
8 thick slices of swiss cheese
8 toasted French or sour dough bread slices
1 bay leaf
1 sprig fresh thyme

1. In a large saucepan, sauté the onions in the olive oil and butter on medium high heat until well browned, but not burned, about 30-40 minutes (or longer).

2 Add beef broth, white wine, bay leaf, and thyme. Cover partially and simmer until the flavors are well blended, about 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Discard the bay leaf.

3. Toast the bread slices and with a ladle, add soup to oven-safe soup bowls and top with toasted bread and a slice of cheese. Broil for 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve and enjoy!

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