*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            ONION SOUP PROVENCAL
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetarian
                 Seasonings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8       lb           Yellow onions -- thinly sliced
      1/2   c            Sunflower oil or butter
    2       ga           Water
      1/2   c            Chopped parsley
    2                    Bay leaves
    1       tb           Fresh thyme -- OR...
    1       t            -Dried thyme
    1       t            Celery seed
    1       t            Fresh ground black pepper
                         -OR to taste
   12                    Fresh tomatoes
                         -- scalded 10 seconds,
                         -- skinned, and chopped
    1       c            Dry red wine
    2       tb           Fresh basil -- OR...
    2       ts           -Dried basil
    2       tb           Fresh marjoram -- OR...
    2       ts           -Dried marjoram
    1       c            Barley miso
                         -OR- low-sodium miso
                         Salt -- to taste
                         Croutons -- for garnish
                         Emmentaler cheese (optional)
                         -- for garnish
 
   Saute the onions slowly in oil or butter about 30
   minutes or until golden. Add the water and dried
   herbs.  Simmer 30 minutes.
   
   Turn off the heat and add tomatoes, wine, fresh herbs,
   and pepper. Whisk in miso.  Taste and adjust salt and
   pepper.  Reheat, if necessary, over very low heat.  Do
   not boil.  Serve with croutons and emmentaler cheese.
   
   * Source: Carl Reisman, Urbana, Illinois * The Herb
   Companion, August/September 1993 * Typed for you by
   Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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