Post by Chris in NM on Sept 27, 2008 6:50:03 GMT -6
Parisian Onion Soup
14 oz. onions, peeled and sliced into thin strips - 4 med. 3 T. butter 1/2 C. dry white wine ½ to 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 3 1/2 C. rich beef broth - I use Swanson's in the box Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 garlic clove - in with onions - I use the little jar of crushed 1 T. olive oil 8 slices from a baguette or French bread 1/2 C. grated Swiss cheese or gruyere
Sauté ½ cup grated sweet onions in heavy-bottomed pot with butter until they are soft. Add the wine and broth and bring to a boil; add the remaining onions & season with salt and pepper and cook for about 30 minutes. Preheat the broiler. Peel and crush the garlic clove and stir into the oil. Spread this mixture over the slices of bread and toast under the broiler. Ladle the soup into bowls, place two slices of bread on top, sprinkle with the cheese and brown under the broiler. Makes 4 servings.