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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Toy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T. butter or margarine
2 cups thinly sliced yellow onions (2 large)
4 cups beef broth
2 T. dry sherry (purchase in liquor store not
grocery store)
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
Dash of black pepper
6 slices French bread
1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese, 4 oz.

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan melt butter; add onions. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until onions are tender and golden, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth, sherry, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered for 10 minutes.
Fill soup bowls with onion soup and sprinkle toasted bread with shredded cheese. Place in the broiler until cheese melts and turns light brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Start to Finish: 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My family loves this soup and it is always a crowd pleaser!

 

 

 

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