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.