PS: Don't bother with the jar type of grated parmesan because it tastes yucky in the broth ;-)
Place ingredients in a two cup coffee mug, heat in microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds, stir, top with fresh parmesan if desired and serve.
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Separate onion rings. Place in crock pot. Add bouillon cubes and water. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or until onions are tender. May simmer on low all day.
Many variations of onion soup are served, but the best, I believe, are true to the traditions of the bistros in Paris neighborhoods. Certainly, each kitchen has its own preferences (and we will offer options as well), but each preparation requires following a few essential steps - slow and thorough browning of the onions, simmering the broth and onions sufficiently to allow full flavor to develop and, finally, time in the oven to intensify these flavors.
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Does anyone have a good recipe for French Onion Soup?
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Go to www.recipezaar.com and put in french onion soup,there are 134 recipes.
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Fake It French Onion Soup
hands-on time: 10 minutes
total time: 20 minutes
makes 4 servings
3 14-ounce cans ready-to-eat beef broth
3/4 cup canned French-fried onions
Heat oven to 400*. Arrange four 10-ounce oven-safe bowls on a baking sheet. Divide the broth and onions among them. Add 1 tablespoon of sherry to each. Float a slice of bread in each bowl and top with a slice of cheese. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the soup is bubbling.
I would like the recipe for McAlister's French Onion Soup. Thanks
Brenda from Odessa, Texas
Piping hot, cheese topped, onion soup can be a meal in itself. It is perfect for a chilly evening. This page offers a recipe for homemade onion soup.
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This is an easy recipe. The hardest part of it is slicing the onions thinly enough.
Saute' onions in oil until transparent and thoroughly cooked. Add broth and black pepper. Simmer 30 minutes. Divide into 6 ovenproof casseroles or bowls.
Heat a deep pot over medium to medium high heat. Work next to the stove to slice onions. Add oil and butter to the pot. Add onions to the pot as you slice them.
Recipes for the classic French Onion Soup.
Melt butter and oil over moderate heat
Cut onions in halves and slice with the grain about 1/8 inch thick
Ladle soup into bowls and top each with crouton.
Anyone have a simple recipe for french onion soup? I need a recipe that is "restaurant good" but "canned soup" quick!