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Swiss Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dennis Krolicki
Added: Sunday, May 20, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 tsp. Paprika
4 tbsp. Butter
1 Large Onions, 1 lb., thickly sliced (purple seem better)
1/3 c. Vegetable Oil
1/2 c. Flour
1/2 tsp. Celery Salt
Salt and Pepper To Taste
3 c. Beef Stock
4 oz. Dark Beer
1/4 c. Parmesan Cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter, add onions and cook until onions are soft, add paprika.

Make roux (thickening for sauce) by browning oil and flour, making certain it is evenly browned. In a good sized pot, mix together roux, celery salt, pepper, salt and beef stock.

Whip with a whisk to remove lumps and stir until it boils. Add onions, reduce heat and simmer for two (2) hours. Before serving, add beer and heat to serving temperature.

Ladle soup into bowls, top with a slice of toasted bread and sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe from "Jim's Garage" restaurant, downtown Detroit

 

 

 

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