Friday, June 3, 2005

Onion and Garlic Soup

Recipe sent by Mister Anchovy:

1/4 cup butter
6 large onions, chopped
4-6 large cloves garlic minced
1tsp flour
2 cups dry white wine
1/2 tsp crumbled thyme
4 cups chicken stock
4 eggs
1 cup gruyere cheese grated
1/2 cup whipping cream

Heat the butter in a pan
Add onions & garlic
Saute until the onions are golden
Stir in the flour and saute for another 1 or 2 minutes
Add the wine, salt, pepper, thyme
Simmer uncovered over low heat for 30 minutes
Stir from time to time
Add chicken stock
Bring back to a boil
Cover and cook in 350 oven for 2 hours
Serve the oup in 4 small ovenproof soup bowls
Beat the eggs separately and add one to each serving, stirring it into the soup to mix well
Sprinkle with the cheese and cook in the oven for 10 minutes longer add 2 tablespoons whipping cream to each serving.

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