French Onion Bake Recipe

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French Onion Bake Recipe
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French Onion Bake Recipe

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This is a casserole version of my favorite winter soup, French onion. It always receives raves at potlucks and family gatherings.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 large white or yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef consomme, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup sherry, optional
  • 4 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a large skillet, saute onions in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Sprinkle with flour; stir in salt and pepper. Add the consomme and sherry if desired; cook and stir until thickened, about 3 minutes.
Pour into a shallow 2-qt. baking dish or individual baking dishes. Spread remaining butter on both sides of bread; place on a baking sheet.
Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Place bread on top of onion mixture; sprinkle with cheeses. Bake, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as French Onion Bake in Country Extra January 1995, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 378 calories, 21g fat (13g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 1201mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 16g protein.

  • 4 large white or yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef consomme, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup sherry, optional
  • 4 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large skillet, saute onions in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Sprinkle with flour; stir in salt and pepper. Add the consomme and sherry if desired; cook and stir until thickened, about 3 minutes.
  2. Pour into a shallow 2-qt. baking dish or individual baking dishes. Spread remaining butter on both sides of bread; place on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Place bread on top of onion mixture; sprinkle with cheeses. Bake, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as French Onion Bake in Country Extra January 1995, p47

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lbroadh2o User ID: 7201056 15851
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2014

"This is simple to make. It is very tasty. I omitted the optional Sherry. This and a salad could make a complete meal."

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