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French Onion Soup

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Yield

Yield: 24 servings

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

4 ounces butter
3 pounds sliced onions
5 tablespoons Kikkoman Soy Sauce
2 tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 quarts beef stock
1 cup dry sherry
2 tablespoons dried thyme
3 bay leaves
French bread
shredded Gruyère cheese

directions

Melt butter over medium heat. Add onions; cook over medium-low heat 45 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add 3 tablespoons soy sauce and sugar; cook, stirring, 3 minutes. Add stock, sherry, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, thyme and bay leaves. Cover and simmer 45 minutes. Spoon into bowls, top with toasted French bread and Gruyère cheese. Broil until cheese is melted. (Yield: about 3 1/2 quarts)

THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

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