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French Onion Sandwiches

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings
Super Quick. Shave thin slices from an onion with a very sharp chef's knife or cut the onion in half and push slowly through the slicing blade of a food processor.

Ingredients

  • 8 (1-ounce) slices French bread
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine
  • 1 large onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 314
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 8.3 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 43.4 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 447 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Arrange bread slices on a baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until lightly toasted. Remove from oven, and leave bread slices on baking sheet.

  3. While bread toasts, coat a large heavy saucepan with cooking spray; add margarine, and place over high heat until margarine melts. Add onion, and cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add brown sugar, and cook 5 additional minutes or until onion is tender and browned, stirring often.

  4. Preheat broiler.

  5. Spoon onion mixture evenly on bread slices; top with cheese. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

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