French onion soup gratinee

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Butter or margarine
3 \N Large onions, sliced (4 C)
1 teaspoon Sugar
1 tablespoon All purpose flour
2½ cup Water
½ cup Red wine
2 cans Condensed beef broth
\N \N French bread
8 ounces 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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