*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     MY FRENCH ONION SOUP - BON APPETIT
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    Slices French bread baguette
    2       tb           (1/4 stick) butter
    4       c            Sliced onions
    2                    10 1/4-oz cans beef broth
    1 1/2   c            Water
    1                    Bay leaf
      1/8   tb           Pepper
      1/8   tb           Dried thyme, crumbled
    2       tb           Port
    1       c            Grated Swiss cheese
      1/4   c            Grated Parmesan
 
   Preheat broiler. Broil bread until golden, about 1
   minute per side.
   
   Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over low heat. Add
   onions and cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add
   broth and next 4 ingredients. Increase heat and bring
   to boil. Reduce heat. Add Port. Cover and simmer 5
   minutes. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover soup and
   refrigerate. Bring to simmer before continuing.)
   
   Preheat broiler. Place bread in 4 ovenproof bowls;
   place bowls in baking dish. Ladle soup into bowls.
   Sprinkle with Swiss cheese. Top with Parmesan. Broil
   until cheese melts and turns golden, about 1 minute.
   Serve hot.
   
   Bon Appetit/August/89  Scanned & fixed by Di and Gary
  
 
 
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