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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Gran McCall


5 - 6 C sliced onions
3 T butter, 1 T oil

1 tsp salt
tsp sugar

3 T flour
2 Qt stock ( consomme + water)
2 T tomato paste

Baguette, silced to - 1 inch thickness
Swiss cheese

1. Cover and cook onions, butter, and oil slowly for 15 minutes.
2. Add sugar and salt (helps browning) and cook uncovered on moderate heat for 30-40 minutes.
Stir until onions brown.
3. Add flour and stir for 3 minutes.
4. Heat stock to boiling and blend into flour mixture.
5. Add C white wine or dry vermouth and tomato paste.
6. Simmer, covered for 30-40 minutes or more. Skim occasionally
7. Brown bread slices on a cookie sheet 25-30 minutes at 325
8. Place serving of soup in bowl, float bread covered with swiss chees and heat for 20 minutes at 325
9. Broil top and serve




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