Southerners are in love with sweet onions, and the sweetest variety is grown near us - in Vidalia, Georgia. Since Vidalias have become so popular, everyone - including me! - seems to be developing new onion recipes.
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- 3 large sweet white onions, sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
- Pepper to taste
- 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 8 slices French bread, buttered on both sides
- In a skillet, saute onions in butter until transparent and slightly browned. Layer onions, two-thirds of the cheese and the pepper in a 2-qt. baking dish.
- In a small saucepan, combine the soup, milk and soy sauce until blended; heat through. Pour over casserole and stir gently. Top with bread slices.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes. Press bread slices down under sauce; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 15 minutes longer. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Onion Casserole in Country December/January 1992, p49
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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2013
"These are awesome."
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2010
"Very good, however I used mozzarella in place of swiss."
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2010
"This is really cheesy and filling. We ate all the bread off it the night I served it. I topped baked potatoes with the leftovers. Excellent!"