Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Episode: Knife Skills
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 pounds yellow onions (about 6 medium), halved and thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 8 to 10 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as necessary
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 4 cups beef stock or low-sodium beef broth
  • 2 cups chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed ciabatta bread
  • 3 cups grated Gruyere cheese

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

In a large heavy-bottom pot, melt the butter over low heat. Add the sliced onions, thyme, salt, and pepper and continue to cook, stirring occasionally until the onions become a deep golden brown and very soft, about 30 minutes.

Add the flour and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the white wine and scrape up any dry bits on the bottom of the pan, increasing the heat to a boil for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the beef stock, and the chicken stock, and allow the soup to simmer for an additional 30 minutes as the flavors develop. Season the soup generously with salt, and pepper, to taste.

Preheat the oven to broil, or turn on the broiler. Arrange the ciabatta cubes on a baking sheet and toast until crispy, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Remove the thyme sprigs and pour the soup into 4 to 6 oven-safe crocks or bowls. Top with the toasted ciabatta cubes and a generous amount of grated Gruyere.

Place the crocks or bowls under the broiler for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and begins to brown.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Light French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Johnny's Cafe

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2pm | 1c

Unwrapped

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here