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                          ONION SOUP, FRENCH STYLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            French
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Onion -- peeled
      1/2   c            Butter
    1 1/2   ts           Pepper, black
    2       tb           Paprika
    1                    Bay leaf
      3/4   c            Flour
    3       qt           Beef bouillon
    1       c            Wine, white
    2       ts           Salt
      1/2   lb           Swiss cheese
                         French bread
 
   Slice onions, 1/8 inch thick.  Melt butter, place
   onions in it, saut# slowly for 1 1/2 hours in a large
   soup pot.  Add all other ingredients except bouillon,
   wine and salt, saut# over low heat 10 minutes more.
   Add bouillon and wine and simmer 2 hours.  Adjust
   color to a brown with caramel coloring or liquid
   browning sauce.  Season to taste with salt.  Put in
   refrigerator overnight.
   
   To serve: Heat soup.  Fill ovenproof casser#le or
   individual oven- proof  bowls with 1 cup soup, top
   with 3 one-half inch slices of French Bread and top
   with a slice of imported swiss cheese  (Gruyere
   preferred).   Place under broiler to brown,
   approximately 5 minutes at 550 degrees. This is a five
   star recipe!
   
                                 --- per Robert Reznikoff
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