Fragrant French Onion Soup
|Yellow onions||3 Large, thinly sliced|
|Firm butter/Margarine||4 Tablespoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Teaspoon|
|Regular strength beef broth/6 beef bouillon cubes and 6 cups water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Dry white wine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Garlic powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Crusty french bread slice||8 , toasted and buttered|
|Shredded swiss cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Place onions in a 3 quart casserole or soup tureen.
Cut butter into pieces and distribute over onions.
Cover with a lid or wax paper.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.
Stir in flour and microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 1 minute.
Add broth and wine. (At this point you may cover and refrigerate until next day.)
Microwave, covered, on HIGH (100%) for 8 minutes (15 to 18 minutes, if refrigerated), stirring every 4 minutes.
To serve, lightly sprinkle garlic powder on hot buttered toast.
Place 1 toast slice in each soup bowl; ladle soup over toast.
Cover toast generously with cheese.
Place 2 or 3 bowls at a time in microwave.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1812 Calories from Fat 756
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 85 g131.5%
Saturated Fat 51.6 g258.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 228.4 mg76.1%
Sodium 5644.9 mg235.2%
Total Carbohydrates 193 g64.5%
Dietary Fiber 26.5 g106%
Sugars 9.3 g
Protein 66 g131.3%
Vitamin A 47.9% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 97.2% Iron 34%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet