French onion soup with beer

Onion soup with beer

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Cheese croquettes


1.In a large, heavy-based saucepan, melt the fat or oil. Cook onion over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes, or until onions are soft and caramelised. Add garlic; cook a further 2 minutes.
2.Increase heat to medium-high. Add wine; stir in stock and thyme. Cook, uncovered, until liquid is reduced by one-third.
3.Add beer; bring soup to the boil. Remove from heat; season to taste.
4.To make cheese croquettes, place bread slices on an oven tray; top with grated cheese. Place under a preheated grill; grill 2 minutes, or until cheese has melted and started to brown lightly.
5.Serve soup with croquettes.

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