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Fragrant French Onion Soup

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  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.

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Nutrition Facts

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

Fragrant French Onion Soup Recipe