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Swiss Onion Soup
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A traditional Swiss recipe; quite different from French onion.


Serves/Makes:6 Servings

  • 6 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter
  • 4 cups (950 ml) milk
  • 2 cups (475 ml) chicken broth (or water)
  • 1/2 lb (.2 kg). Swiss cheese, grated
  • 6 slices stale bread, cubed
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) paprika
  • Cook onion in butter until soft but still white; NOT brown.
  • Stir in milk and broth.
  • Bring to slow boil.
  • Add grated cheese, bread, salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • Simmer, covered, over lowest possible heat for 20 minutes.
  • Stir occasionally.

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