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RECIPE: French onion soup

French cooking can be simple with big flavours like this classic soup, which is topped with croutons covered in melted cheese - yum!

22 July 2018 - 00:00 By Katinka van Niekerk

Serves: 4-6
Ingredients:
50g butter
15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
1kg onions, halved and thinly sliced
5ml (1 tsp) sugar
4 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
30ml (2 tbsp) flour
350ml dry white wine
1¼ litres hot, strong-flavoured beef stock
Sea-salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper to taste
To serve:
½ loaf French bread, cut into 2cm slices
140g comté, gruyère, or jarlsberg cheese, finely grated
Method:..

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