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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Deetz
Added: Monday, October 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 T. vegetable oil
2 1/2 C. onions - halved and thinly sliced
1/4 tsp. sugar
2 T. flour
3 1/2 C beef broth
1/4 C dry white wine or dry vermouth
4 slices French bread - toasted
1/2 C shredded Swiss Cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in saucepan. Add onions. Cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes. Uncover
ADD: sugar and cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until onions are golden
ADD: flour and cook and stir 1 minute. Add broth and wine. Heat to a boil. Cook over low heat 10 minutes. Divide soup among 4 bowls. Top each with bread and cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes / 45 minutes cooking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Use a food processor with slicing attachment for ease in preparation! ****For added flavor, rub bread with peeled garlic clove before toasting.****

 

 

 

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