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French Onion Rice

French Onion Rice

This Valentine’s we’re sharing recipes from around the world that we simply love! Bursting with flavour, easy to make, and best prepared with our Saman Brown Rice, is this heavenly French Onion Rice Recipe.

  • Serves: 8
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Prep time:
  • Cooking time:
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    8 Onions, sliced
    125 ml (1/2 cup) Butter
    2 Sticks fresh thyme
    500 ml (2 cups) White wine
    1.5 liter beef stock
    Salt and pepper to taste
    3 cups Spekko Saman Brown Rice
    250 ml (1 cup) finely grated Gruyere cheese
    250 ml (1 cup) breadcrumbs


    1. Preheat the oven to 180º C.
    2. Star making a soup by heating 3 tablespoons of the butter in a pot. Add the onions and thyme and slowly caramelise for 15 minutes.
    3. Top up with wine and stock and simmer for another 15 minutes. Season to taste.
    4. Pour the rice into a large ovenproof casserole dish. Pour over soup and dot with the remaining butter and more fresh thyme. Cover and bake for 25 minutes.
    5. Sprinkle the cheese and breadcrumbs over the top of the rice. Bake uncovered for about 15 minutes more.

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