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Mom'S Onion Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 Large, halved and thinly sliced to make 1 1/2 pounds
  Condensed beef consomme 21 Ounce (Two 10 1/2 Ounce Each Cans)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  French bread slices 8 (1/2 Inch Thick)
  Swiss cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded, divided
  Parmesan cheese 1 1⁄4 Tablespoon, grated, divided
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large (3-quart or 8 cup) microwaveable casserole dish, combine butter and onions.
2. Cover the dish with its lid or with plastic wrap.
3. Place in the microwave and cook on HIGH for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and golden.
4. Pour in consommé, hot water and wine. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and pepper.
5. Replace the lid and return to the microwave
6. Cook for 7 to 8 minutes, until the liquid begins to boil

FINALIZING
7. Ladle the soup into 4 (15-oz.) Consommé cups or soup bowls.
8. Sprinkle Swiss cheese and Parmesan cheese over the French bread slices.
9. Place 2 croutons on each casserole.
10. Place the soup bowls in the microwave oven, in a circle and heat on level 7 for about 4 minutes, just until cheese melts.

SERVING
11. Serve the soup immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
32 Minutes
Ready In: 
37 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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