Food Network Tyler Florene’s French Onion Soup

French onion soup is a tasty starter to a meal. This Food Network French Onion Soup recipe is by Tyler Florence and is a favorite of those that have made it.
To make this soup the following ingredients are needed:
½ cup of butter
4 sliced onions
2 chopped clove garlic
2 springs of thyme
Salt
Pepper
1 cup red wine
3 tbs. flour
2 quarts of beef broth
1 loaf of baguette, sliced
½ pound grated Gruyere cheese

To make this soup heat the ½ cup of butter in a pot. Add the chopped onions, the garlic , the thyme. salt, and pepper. Heat for 25 minutes until the ingredients become soft . Pour in the wine. Bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the thyme. Stir in the flour. Simmer an additional 10 minutes. Pour in the broth and allow the soup to simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes.
When serving the soup in individual bowls. Put the bread on a baking sheet and top with the cheese. Broil 5 minutes until the cheese is melted. Top the soup with the bread.