French Onion Soup
French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Hosting a dinner party? This soup is ideal for guests who want a deeply savoury starter with rich and tender, caramelised onions.

YIELDS

2

PREPARATION

5 mins

COOKING

55 mins

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 onions (peeled and cut into wedges)
  • 375ml water
  • 75g Tate & Lyle Demerara Sugar
  • 75ml balsamic vinegar
  • 2tbsp groundnut oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 500ml good quality beef stock
  • 4 slices of baguette
  • 2tbsp Cheddar cheese (grated)

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE

  1. Place the onions, water, Tate & Lyle Demerara Sugar, vinegar, oil and seasoning in a large pan. Bring to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for 40 to 45 minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  3. Add the beef stock and simmer for five more minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, sprinkle the baguette slices with cheese and grill until the cheese has melted and is starting to brown.
  5. Divide the soup between two bowls and sit two slices of cheesy bread on top of each bowl.
  6. Season again before serving.

CHEF'S TIP

Swap the beef stock cube to vegetable for any of your vegetarian friends!