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French Onion Soup

Posted by ssemple74 (71)
Category: Soups
Subcategory: party, dinner, main course


Recipe Details:

French Onion Soup

6 medium onions, thinly sliced
6 TB of butter
╝ t of sugar
1t salt
Dash of ground nutmeg
7 cups of strong beef bouillon
╝ cup Sherry
6 thick slices French bread
Grated Swiss cheese
Grated Parmesan cheese


SautÚ onion in butter until it is soft. Add sugar, salt and nutmeg, toss well. Cook onions down until they are caramelized. Add hot bouillon and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 mins. Add wine and adjust seasonings. Ladle into oven proof bowls over slices of oven toasted French bread pilled high with cheese. (2 good tablespoons) Sprinkle more cheese over top as toast rises and put into preheated oven 300-400░ for 10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve with additional cheese and toast.

Recipe serves 6

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