French Onion Soup Gratinee Recipe

Step 1

In a 4 quart saucepan over medium heat in hot butter, cook onions and sugar for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in flour until well blended with the onions and the pan juices.

Step 3

Add water, wine, and undiluted beef broth; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.

Step 4

Cut four 1 inch thick slices of bread from loaf. Toast in 325F oven just until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

Step 5

Ladle soup into 4 oven safe bowls and place 1 slice toasted bread on surface of soup in each bowl.

Step 6

Fold Swiss cheese slices and fit onto toasted bread slices in soup.

Step 7

Place soup bowls in pan for easier handling. Bake in 425F oven for 10 minutes or just until cheese is melted.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/4c Butter or margarine
  • 3 Large onions, sliced (4 C)
  • 1ts Sugar
  • 1tb All purpose flour
  • 2 1/2c Water
  • 1/2c Red wine
  • 2cn Condensed beef broth
  • French bread
  • 8oz Swiss cheese slices

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