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                             ITALIAN ONION SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       md           Sweet onions
    4       tb           Butter
    4       sl           Of bread
                         Salt and pepper
    2                    (8 ounce) cans beef broth
    1       c            Italian bread crumbs
    4                    (4 inch square) slices
                         -mozzarella cheese
    1                    (1/2 ounce) can Parmesan
                         -Cheese (shredded)
    4                    Oven tempered soup bowls
 
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Chop onions to chewable
   size. Cut 4 slices of bread into small crouton size
   then bake until golden. Set aside. Saute onions in
   butter on low heat until soft and dark brown. Salt and
   pepper to taste.  In a saucepan, heat both cans of
   beef broth plus 1 can of water and cook to slight
   boil. Add Italian bread crumbs and onions. Pour broth
   with onions into soup bowls. Add Parmesan cheese and
   croutons to each bowl, then layer each bowl with a
   slice of mozzarella cheese. Place into oven. Bake
   until cheese is crisp and brown.  Let sit for a few
   minutes before serving.
   
   Source: Rock Springs Sweet Onion Festival Cook Book
   1992
  
 
 
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