13 soup recipes: creamy potato/asparagus, French onion, chicken tortellini, lasagna, Italian wedding, roasted vegetable minestrone, broccoli cheddar, lightened loaded potato, chicken noodle, Italian vegetable, chicken enchilada, black bean, corn and potato chowder, and a bonus bread recipe.
French Onion Soup - NO STOCK USED, just 6 lbs of caramelized onions, water, salt, pepper and a few other things to amp up the flavor!
Recipe: Balthazar French onion soup (NY) Ingredients 1/4 cp plus 1 TBLSP olive oi 4 med yellow onions, peeled, halved through stem end, sliced 1/4" thick 1 TBLSP uns butter 1 garlic clove, peeled thinly sliced 4 sprigs thyme 1 bay leaf 1 TBLSP salt 1/4 tsp white pepper 3/4 c dry white wine 2 qt chicken stock 1/2 c port 6 slices country bread, ~1" thick, toasted 2 c Gruyere cheese, coarsely grated
How to make the best French Onion Soup - This is another thing that is a favorite among my in-laws and I didn't get into it until I began dating Zac. While this recipe calls for swiss cheese, a mix of swiss and provolone would probably also be good.