Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 medium onions

  2. 3 tbsp/45 mL butter or margarine

  3. 1-1/2 quarts/liters water

  4. 1/4 cup/60 mL Beef Soup & Gravy

  5. 1 tbsp/15 mL Onion Soup & Gravy

  6. 1/4 tsp/1 1/5 mL Black Pepper

  7. Pinch of cayenne pepper

  8. Pinch of Thyme (Tin)

  9. 6 slices French bread

  10. Butter or margarine

  11. 1 cup/250 mL (4 oz/113 g) shredded cheese (Swiss or Cheddar)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Peel and thinly slice onions. Heat the 3 tbsp/45 ml butter in a heavy 3-quart/liter saucepan over low heat; add onions and cook slowly, stirring until golden in color, about 10 minutes. Gradually blend in water, soup bases, and seasonings. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, toast one side of bread under broiler until golden brown. Butter untoasted side and sprinkle slices with 1/4 cup/60 ml cheese; broil until cheese is melted. To serve, place hot soup into oven-proof bowls or mugs; float French bread slices on top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; broil until cheese is bubbly and brown.

  2. Makes 6 servings.


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