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Onion Soup Italian-Style

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Ingredients
  Meat broth 12 Cup (192 tbs)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Onions 8 Large, thinly sliced
  Brandy 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thick slices italian bread 12
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Prepare Meat Broth.
Simmer broth in a large saucepan.
Melt butter in another large saucepan.
When butter foams, add onions.
Saute over medium heat until pale yellow.
Stir in brandy.
When brandy is three-quarters evaporated, stir in flour.
Reduce heat to medium-low.
Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Gradually stir in hot broth.
Season with salt and pepper.
Cover and simmer 30 to 40 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
Toast bread until golden on both sides.
Place 2 slices toasted bread in each of 6 ovenproof soup bowls.
Add 1 to 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.
Ladle soup into bowls.
Sprinkle each serving with a generous tablespoon Parmesan cheese.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
Place briefly under preheated broiler for a golden crust.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Servings: 
26

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