Basic Onion Soup

Title: Basic Onion Soup
Categories: Soups/, Stews
Yield: 6 Servings

6 lg Onions
6 tb Olive oil
6 c Water or stock of choice
4 Bouillon cubes (if soup
-stock is not used)
6 sl Bread, toasted
Salt and pepper to taste
Grated Gruyere cheese

Cut the onion into thin slices. Pour the oil into t he soup pot and cook
the onions slowly until they turn brown. Stir continually. Add the water
and bouillon cubes. Bring the water to a boil and boil for 5 minutes, and
simmer for 10 more. Add the salt and pepper. Stir well. Pour the soup into
oven-proof soup bowls. Add a slice of toasted bread on top, cover the
entire top of the bowls with grated cheese, and carefully place the bowls
into a preheated oven (350) for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve the soup with the
cheese begins to bubble.

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #186 by Julie Bertholf
on Jul 18, 1997