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French Onion Soup In The Microwave

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Ingredients
  Onions 2 Pound (Medium-Large Sized)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned beef broth 21 Ounce (2 Cans (10 1/2 Ounce Each)
  Cold water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Burgundy wine 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  French bread slices 6
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded gruyere cheese 6 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel onions. Cut it into half lengthwise and slice it further. Keep it aside.

MAKING
2. In a 3-qt casserole, add butter.
3. Microwave on High for 1 to 1 ½ minutes or till it melts.
4. Add onions slices and toss it well so that it coats with butter.
5. Cover and microwave on High for 6 to 10 minutes or until onion becomes tender. Remember to stir it at least twice during cooking.
6. Add beef broth, water, sugar, wine and pepper. Stir it well.
7. Cover and microwave on High for 6 to 8 minutes, or until it is done.
8. Spread melted butter on one side of each French bread.
9. Top it with Parmesan cheese and place it under broiler to toast.
10. In 6 individual serving dishes, pour soup.
11. Top it with toast and 1 oz Gruyere or Swiss cheese.
12. In the oven, place bowls in a circular pattern.
13. Microwave at High for 4 to 8 minutes, or until cheese melts.

SERVING
14. Serve French Onion Soup hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
28 Minutes
Ready In: 
33 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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