• 2 medium onions
  • 5 tablespoons (2.5 oz) butter
  • 2 thick slices of smoked bacon
  • 6 cups (48 oz) of beef or chicken stock
  • 1 cup (8 oz) wine
  • 1 small baguette
  • 1 large handfull of grated Mimollete

  • 1. In a small pan gently sweat onions and garlic in the butter until tender.

    2. Add the bacon, stock, wine and bouquet garni*, simmer covered for 30 minutes - remove the bacon.

    3. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor.

    4. Slice the baguette and sprinkle grated cheese on top of each slice.

    5. Ladle the soup into ovenproof bowls, place a slice of the baguette on top of each serving, sprinkle with grated Mimolette.

    6. place bowl under the boiler until the cheese has melted and is golden brown.

    *Bouquet Garni: Herb Bouquet - aromatic herbs or plants, tied together into a little bundle, used for flavoring stews and sauces

  • 3 or 4 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme or a dash of dried thyme

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