Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Incredible Instant Pot French Onion Soup

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  1. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant pot and let stand until screen reads “HOT”.
  2. Add the butter.
  3. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Press the CANCEL button.
  6. Add ¼ cup of water, bay leaf and thyme springs.
  7. Stir to combine.
  8. Close and seal the Instant pot.
  9. Turn the venting knob to SEALING.
  10. Press PRESSURE COOK button and check to make sure the pressure level shows as “High” in the display.
  11. Adjust the timer to 20 minutes.
  12. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions.
  13. Open the lid.
  14. Discard the bay leaf and thyme springs.
  15. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant pot.
  16. Stir in the flour.
  17. Add the wine and cook for 10 minutes.
  18. Add the beef broth and bring the soup to a boil.
  19. Cook for 5-10 minutes or until thicken.
  20. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  21. Preheat the broiler and adjust oven rack to top position.
  22. Divide the soup between 4 or 6 ovenproof serving bowls.
  23. Top each one with baguette slices and grated Gruyere cheese.
  24. Place the bowls on a baking sheet.
  25. Broil until the cheese is melted.
  26. Garnish with fresh thyme and serve.

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