3 Cheese French Onion Soup Recipe


4 ounces fontina cheese

4 ounces Jarlsberg cheese

4 ounces Parmesan-Reggiano

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 1/2 pound yellow onions, finely sliced from top to bottom

10 cloves garlic, minced

10 shallots, minced

1 bay leaf

1/2 tablespoon medium sea salt

1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground white pepper

2 tablespoons brandy

4 tablespoons Madeira wine

1 cup white wine

3 cups of veal stock or beef stock

3 cups chicken stock

1 crouton per serving


3 Cheese French Onion Soup Recipe

1. Grate all the cheese mix well and reserve

2. Heat the butter and oil in a large pan and the onions, garlic, shallots and bay leaf - cook over medium heat until the onions begin to caramelize

3. Add salt and pepper and continue to brown,  stirring often

4. When browned add the brandy and Madera and cook until the liquid is almost gone

5. Add the wine and cook until the liquids are reduced by half

6. Add the stocks and simmer for 30 minutes

7. Adjust the seasoning and remove the bay leaf

8. To serve, ladel the soup into the bowls, add a crouton on top and sprinkle with about 3 tablespoons of cheese per serving

9. Put the bowls of soup on a baking pan and place under a broiler and broil the cheese is lightly browned and bubbling