Slightly Sweet Onion Soup with Fontina Cheese Toast

Onion Soup

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Onion Soup that is Not French Onion Soup. 99.9% French Free!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 9 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 9 hours 35 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Soup
Keywords cheese, egg, onions, soup, toast
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What You're Gonna Need:

  • 3 lbs of yellow onions
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/4 cup of Olive Oil
  • 1 cup of white wine
  • 1 cup of cooking sherry
  • Some sprigs of thyme
  • 6 cups of stock/broth chicken, beef, moose, veggie…whatever ya got
  • 1 TBSP. of lemon juice
  • 1 baguette of some yummy crusty bread
  • 2 oz of Fontina Cheese – shredded
  • 1/4 of parmasean
  • Eggs – 1 per person
  • Some parsley.

What Ya Gotta Do:

  • Mince the garlic.
  • Put the olive oil, the wine, the sherry, the onions, the garlic, and the thyme in the Slow Cooker (on High).
  • Wait 7 freaking hours. Stir occaisionally to give yourself something to do.
  • Pour in the broth and wait another 2 hours.
  • With about 30 minutes to go, heat oven to 400° and boil a small pan of water (on the stove not in the oven…d’uh.).
  • Slice the baguette in diagonals and arrange on a baking sheet. Pop in the oven for about 5 minutes, flipping over once (the toast, not you).
  • When water boils take off heat. Use it to poach the eggs.
  • Mix up the cheeses and then sprinkle it all over the baguette slices. Throw them back in the oven for a few minutes to get them melty.
  • Pour soup into bowls. Sprinkle with parm. Drop in the poached egg.
  • Arrange slices of cheesy toast in bowl or around.
  • Garnish with parsley.
  • Eat it.
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