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                           Onion and Cheese Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Rival’s Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Cuisine; 1995
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           butter or margarine
    2      large         red onions -- thinly sliced
    2      large         yellow onions -- thinly sliced
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      black pepper
      1/4  cup           white cooking wine
    2 2/3  cups          beef broth
    2      cups          water
      1/4  teaspoon      dried thyme
    8      slices        French bread
                         olive or vegetable oil
    3      cups          shredded Swiss cheese
 
 In a skillet, melt the margarine over medium heat.  Add the red and yellow onio
 ns.  Saute the onions until tender.  Stir in the sugar, salt, and pepper.  Cook
  20 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Transfer to Crock-Pot.  Stir in the cookin
 g wine, broth, water, and thyme.  Cover and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours or on High
  3 to 4 hours.
 
 Before serving:
 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Place the bread slices on a baking sheet and br
 ush with oil.  bake 10 to 15 minutes or until toasted.  Place half the bread sl
 ices in a large serving bowl and sprinkle with half the cheese; repeat the laye
 ring process.  Pour the hot soup into the serving bowl.  Cover and let stand fo
 r 5 minutes.  Serve.
 
 Serves 6 to 8
 
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