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Authentic Onion Soup Gratin

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (1/4 Stick)
  Frozen diced onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed and patted dry
  Flour 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Red wine/Cognac 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Tablespoon)
  French bread slice 1 , buttered (Cut 1 Inch Thick)
  Garlic salt To Taste
  Grated gruyere cheese/Swiss cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt butter in heavy saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add onion and saute until golden.
Stir in flour Add pepper to taste.
Reduce heat, add chicken broth and wine and simmer 30 minutes.
Soup may be refrigerated at this point until serving time.
To make crouton, generously butter bread and sprinkle lightly with garlic salt.
Place under broiler and toast until crisp and golden.
Let cool.
At serving time bring soup to boiling point.
Transfer to heatproof serving crock.
Cover with grated Gruyere or Swiss, top with crouton and sprinkle with Parmesan.
Run under broiler until cheese is bubbly and slightly crusty.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Healthy

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