|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|34 min.||1 hour 55 min.||2 hours 29 min.|
|1||Prepare 3 cups onion and chop finely.||20 min.|
|2||In a large saucepan or casserole, melt ¼ cup butter until it froths.||3 min.|
|3||When the butter is frothing well, add the chopped onions, salt and pepper. Mix well.||1 min.|
|4||Fry the onions on fairly high heat until lightly browned, stirring frequently to stop them burning.||10 min.|
|5||Sieve 1⁄3 cup flour into the pan.||2 min.|
|6||Mix in and cook until starting to brown, stirring constantly.||5 min.|
|7||Pour in 1 cup dry white wine all at once.||1 min.|
|8||Stir until well mixed.
Leave to cook for 2 or 3 minutes while stirring.
|9||Pour in the chicken stock, made by mixing 8 ½ cups water (hot) with 2 chicken stock cubes.
Bring to the boil.
|10||When boiling, turn the heat down to its lowest, cover and leave to cook for 1 ½ to 2 hours.||1 hour 30 min.|
|11||Meanwhile, butter 4 slices bread and top with grated cheese.
Press the cheese down gently to help it stick to the buttered bread.
|12||Cut the bread into small squares and arrange these on a baking sheet. Brown under the grill (keep an eye on the colour).||4 min.|
|13||When the onion soup is cooked, check the seasoning.||1 min.|
|14||Serve piping hot in large bowls, topped with with the cheese croutons.||3 min.|
For 8 people : 4.17 €
Per person : 0.52 €
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