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French Onion Garlic Bread

 French Onion Garlic Bread
My husband and I love creating new recipes together based on our favorite foods. This is our very first creation as a married couple. The cheesy bread can also be use as an appetizer for a party.—Taryn Camp, Oviedo, Florida
12 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 10 min.


  • 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese


  • In a large saucepan, saute onion in oil for 8-10 minutes or until
  • tender. Add the broth, 1 garlic clove and thyme; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine butter and remaining garlic; stir
  • until creamy. Spread over bread slices. Place on a greased 15-in. x
  • 10-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-8 minutes or until lightly
  • toasted.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; top with onion mixture and Gruyere
  • cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 323 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 452 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.