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Onion Soup, French Style

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Category: Soups, French

 Ingredients List

  • 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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