Normandy French Onion Soup

Rich and warming, Normandy French Onion Soup is a dish to make while winter’s icy breath is still in the air.

Normandy French Onion Soup is a regional bistro classic near Normandy and into Brittany, France. And as good as it is, it’s worthy of this wildly bold, nontraditional maneuver.


Butter Yellow onions Thyme sprigs Leaf parsley sprigs Bay leaves Rosemary sprig Hard cider All purpose flour Heavy cream Gruyere cheese

In a 4-quart saucepan, melt 3 of the tablespoons of butter over medium-high heat.

Add the onions and cook.

In a medium saucepan, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat.

Add the flour and cook.

Scrape the onions and cider into the stock and cook to marry flavors, about 15 minutes.

Cut cream cheese into cubes and add, whisking constantly until it is melted.


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