Topped with French bread and gruyere cheese, this classic onion soup will soon become a family favorite. Be sure to make extra because they're bound to ask for seconds.

Recipe by Gooseberry Patch December 2007

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Credit: Oxmoor House

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Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté onions in butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat 15 minutes or until golden, stirring often. Stir in flour; cook one minute. Add water and next 8 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, partially covered 30 minutes. Discard bay leaves.

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  • Ladle soup into 4 individual oven-proof soup bowls. Place on a baking sheet. Add 2 bread slices to each bowl and cover with 2 slices cheese. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat 2 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Serve immediately.

Source

Gooseberry Patch Very Merry Christmas Cookbook

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