French onion soup

Mom’s French Onion Soup

We have promised Mom’s French Onion Soup recipe for a couple of weeks, and we are finally going to deliver.  We are sure you enjoy this traditional treat!  This recipe was given to Mom by Julie Miller, a French Teacher in Indiana.

French Onion Soup

3 medium onions, sliced thin
2 Tbsp Butter
1 Tbsp Flour
2 cans of Consommé 
4 cups of Water
¼ cup of Boiled Milk
¼ lb or Swiss Cheese
6 dried slices of French Bread
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 Tbsp of Melted butter

Cook onions in butter in heavy skillet until slightly brown.  Sprinkle with flour and cook over low heat until golden, never allowing them to become dark brown. Add consommé and water. Bring to boil, constantly stirring with a wooden spoon, simmer gently for 20 minutes uncovered. Add milk.  Pour into an oven safe casserole dish or individual oven safe bowls.  Place slices of French Bread on top.  Sprinkle generously with cheese.  Add pepper and salt, drizzle with melted butter.  Brown quickly under broiler flame or butane cooking torch.  Serve piping hot.

Serves 4-6

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