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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elys Mattar
Added: Monday, May 21, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 onions
2 oz butter
2 1/2 pints beef bouillon
salt and pepper to taste
1-2 glasses champagne
3 oz Aged Mimolette cheese, , grated
or any other type of cheese that melts wells
6 slices French bread

Directions:
Directions:
Have ready small earthenware soup bowls with lids (these are called Marmites in French).
Slice or chop the onions finely and
sauté them to a golden brown in butter in a frying in a frying pan. Bring the bouillon to a boil and add the onions, salt and pepper. Simmer for five minutes, then add the champagne. Mix the cheeses together and sprinkle a little on the slices of bread. Put a slice of bread into each soup bowl, then pour on the boiling soup. Top with remaining cheese. Cover with lids and serve

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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