Onion Swiss Loaf Recipe
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Onion Swiss Loaf Recipe

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This is one of our favorite bread recipes. I hope you enjoy it just as much as our family and friends do.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 large sweet or yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 12 slices Swiss cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 413 calories, 23g fat (15g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 516mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, mustard and lemon juice; cook and stir for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Remove from the heat.
  2. Brush cut sides of bread with some of the butter from the pan. Spoon onion mixture onto bread bottom; top with cheese. Replace bread top.
  3. Wrap loaf in foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Onion Swiss Loaf in Country Extra January 2008, p51

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