French Onion Casserole
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 8 medium onions, sliced
- 5 tablespoons butter, divided
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- Dash pepper
- 3/4 cup beef broth
- 1/4 cup sherry or additional beef broth
- 1-1/2 cups salad croutons
- 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
- 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- In a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, saute onions in 3 tablespoons butter until tender. Stir in flour and pepper until blended; gradually add broth and sherry. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes.
- In a microwave, melt remaining butter. Add croutons; toss to coat. Spoon over onion mixture. Sprinkle with cheeses.
- Broil 3-4 in. from the heat until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 205 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.
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Dec 27, 2018
This is essentially French Onion Soup without the soup. Very good, but very concentrated flavor without the liquid. I caramelized my onions and it is delicious, but be warned that the onions really shrink during caramelization.