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Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout French Onion Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 onions halved, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Russian Imperial Stout or other stout beer
  • 1 10.5 ounce can beef consomme
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 4 slices baguette
  • 1/2 pound gruyere or swiss cheese shredded

Instructions

  1. Melt butter over medium high heat
  2. Add onions, toss to coat, cover and steam for 4 - 5 minutes
  3. Uncover onions and add beer, reduce heat to medium-low and cook about another 20 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally
  4. Add consomme and beef stock, stir to combine
  5. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer and cook another 20 minutes
  6. Transfer soup to 2 large oven-safe serving bowls, top each with 2 slices of bread then with as much cheese as desired
  7. Broil for 4 - 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly
  8. Serve immediately