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Easy Onion Soup With Bacon And Swiss Cheese Crostini

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Recipe for Easy Onion Soup with Bacon, Swiss Cheese Crostini, Traditionally French Onion Soup is baked in individual serving bowls which are difficult to transport on a baking sheet to and from the oven. The extremely hot bowls also made it impossible to serve for family meals when my kids were very young. So I created this easy version that quickly became a family favorite. The crostini soak up the broth and are a virtual explosion of delightful flavors with every bite!
Ingredients
  Onions 2 Large, finely sliced
  Baguette 8 Slices
  Bacon 6 Slices, finely chopped
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Gruyere cheese 8 Slices
  Low sodium beef stock 1 Quart
  Cooking oil spray 1
Directions

MAKING
1.Cook bacon over medium high heat until browned and crispy. Keep aside.
2.Caramelize onions over high heat in a dry non-stick frying pan stirring constantly for about 15 minutes.
3.Lower heat to and stir in butter.
4.Spoon the onion mixture into the beef stock in a large soup pot. Simmer for 10 minutes.
5.Add Salt and pepper to taste if necessary.
6.Spray baguette slices with cooking oil and place on a baking sheet .
7.Toast for about 2 to 3 minutes.
8.Turn bread slices over and top with bacon and cheese.
9.Bake for some more time till the cheese melts.

SERVING
10. Ladle the soup into warm soup bowls.
11. Float two cheese and bacon crostini in each soup bowl and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Easy, Winter
Channel: 
Chat N Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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