French specialty, traditionally baked with excellent Swiss Gruyère cheese. As an alternative, I suggest Cantal cheese.
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No. of servings
2 h. 30 min.
1. Caramelizing onions
Slice the onion into small pieces. Slowly fry in butter and oil in a skillet or saucepan for 30 min. until the onions soften. Add the sugar and caramelize till it has brown color for about 20 minutes.
2. Combination of flavors
In a saucepan, mix onion, beef broth, wine, thyme, pepper and salt according to your taste. Cook 20 min. till tastes come together.
Pour soup in baking dish, put rings of baguette on the bottom (or toast), sprinkle it with grated cheese and bake it for about 10 min. at 430°F (220°C).