*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         FRENCH ONION SOUP GRATINEE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Butter or margarine
    3                    Large onions, sliced (4 C)
    1       t            Sugar
    1       tb           All purpose flour
    2 1/2   c            Water
      1/2   c            Red wine
    2       cn           Condensed beef broth
                         French bread
    8       oz           Swiss cheese slices
 
   1.  In a 4 quart saucepan over medium heat in hot
   butter, cook onions and
       sugar for 10 minutes.
   2.  Stir in flour until well blended with the onions
   and the pan juices. 3.  Add water, wine, and undiluted
   beef broth; heat to boiling.
       Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
   4.  Cut four 1 inch thick slices of bread from loaf.
   Toast in 325F oven
       just until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
   5.  Ladle soup into 4 oven safe bowls and place 1
   slice toasted bread on
       surface of soup in each bowl.
   6.  Fold Swiss cheese slices and fit onto toasted
   bread slices in soup. 7.  Place soup bowls in pan for
   easier handling.  Bake in 425F oven for
       10 minutes or just until cheese is melted.
  
 
 
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