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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dessie Caro Garland, Texas
Added: Friday, June 2, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp margarine or butter
3 large spanish onions
1 can (14 1/2 oz) beef broth
3 c cold water
1 bay leaf
6 slices french bread, toasted
1 c shredded swiss cheese
1/4 c grated parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in a large skillet on medium heat. Add onions (peeled and sliced); cook 15 minutes or until golden brown; add broth, water, and bay leaf; stir. Cover and cook 15 mimutes. Remove and discard bay leaf. Preheat broiler. Ladle hot soup evenly into 6 ovenproof bowls. Top each bowl of soup with a toast slice sprinkled with cheeses. Broil 5-10 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Serves: 6 (1 cup) Prep: 30 min.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 1-cup servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a milder cheese flavor substitute shredded mozzarella cheese for the swiss cheese.

 

 

 

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