French Onion Soup
Author: The Nourishing Place, Carol Bennett
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 1 hour 30 mins
Total time: 1 hour 45 mins
Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Legume Free, Nut Free, Paleo, Soy Free
  • ½ c. avocado oil
  • 4 onions (yellow, white, or vidalia)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 10 springs fresh thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 quarts beef broth
  • 1 c. red wine
  • 1½ t. black pepper
  • 1½ t. sea salt
  1. In large pot, add avocado oil and place over medium heat. Add onions and garlic. Cook until onions are caramelized or deep golden brown. (30-45 minutes)
  2. Next add bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper
  3. Add the wine, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the wine has evaporated. (5-10 minutes) Let the flavors develop.
  4. Now add the beef broth, and bring soup to a simmer and cook another 30 minutes on low heat.
  5. Season to taste.
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