Gratin onion soup In the original style!

Onion soup is a recipe based on caramelized onion, this soup appears in the 14th century and was originally a humble dish that prevailed in the famine era.

This soup gained fame in the 19th century in Paris when it was customary to have a hot drink in the early morning, like a night snack.

Ingredients for the gratin onion soup

  • 6 large onions
  • 30 ml of extra virgin olive oil
  • 60 g of butter
  • 2 clove of garlic
  • 2 liters of meat broth
  • Baguette-type bread slices (necessary quantity)
  • 3 tablespoons of wheat flour
  • 20 ml of brandy or cognac
  • 100 g of gruyére cheese or grated emmental
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Parsley amount needed

Preparation of the gratin onion soup

For the soup

  1. We cut the onions into brunoise or juliana and book.
  2. We cut the garlic very small and fry it in a pan with a little oil and butter.
  3. We let brown, and then add the previously cut onions and let them cook until they are transparent.
  4. At this point, we move very well and add the brandy or cognac and let the wine evaporate for about three minutes.
  5. After the time, we add the flour, salt, pepper and move to avoid lumps.
  6. Finally, we add the meat stock and let it thicken.

For baguettes

  1. We chop the garlic and the very small parsley
  2. We take some butter and melt it for a few seconds in the microwave or in the kitchen
  3. We added garlic and chopped parsley to the previous mixture along with a little pepper.
  4. With this mixture we spread the baguettes and take a 180 ° C oven for about 5 minutes.

For the employee

  • We put some of the onion soup in a small bowl or bowl.
  • Then we add one or two baguettes over the onion soup and put enough cheese on top.
  • We raise the oven temperature to 200 ° C and carry our bowls for 5 to 6 minutes, or until we see that the cheese is gratin.

Nutritional information gratin onion soup

For every 240 ml

  • Calories: 113 kcal
  • Protein: 7.53 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.43 g
  • Sugar: 6.69 g
  • Fat: 3.49 g


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