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French Onion Soup


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Local Ingredients:
Hemp Oil

Ingredient list

Ingredients for Servings

2tbsp0live oil or hemp oil
50nions, sliced
2garlic, minced
1tspgaram masala
0,50tspcumin, ground
2tspthyme, minced (fresh or dry)
0,25cupswine, white
10cupsbroth, chicken or vegetable
-salt and pepper, to taste


Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Add the sliced onions and sauté until caramelized
and light brown in colour, about 20 minutes. Add more butter or oil if required to keep onions from
sticking to the pan. Add the garlic, paprika, garam masala and wine and stir and cook for a couple
minutes. Add the broth and salt and pepper and cook for another 20 minutes or so. Taste and adjust
the seasonings, adding more salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, garam masala, thyme or wine.
The type of onion used can be either the large sweet Spanish-­‐type, or white cooking onions or red
onions or a combination of any types.
Serve topped with croutons or toasted bread, and melted cheese if desired.


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I just love the down to earthiness of all the people and the food here! This is an honest to goodness revolution, and it's happening in our pantries and in our browsers... a must for the socially conscious gourmet or those who just plain love to eat ! 

Janie McDonals

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