Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tasty Tuesday- Finlandia Cheese French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup with Finlandia Swiss Cheese

¼ c butter
3 onions, thinly sliced
1 t white sugar
1 T all purpose flour
2 ½ c water
½ red wine
2 (10.5 oz) cans condensed beef broth
1 French baguette, sliced thick

Melt butter or margarine in a 4 quart saucepan. Stir in sugar. Cook onions over medium heat for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in flour until well blended with the onions and pan juices and cook about 5 minutes. Add water, wine, and beef broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Cut four thick slices of bread from the loaf. Toast the bread slices until browned and crusty. Reserve the remaining bread to serve with the soup. Ladle soup into four oven safe bowls. Place one slice of toasted bread on top of the soup in each bowl. Cover top of bowl with Finlandia Cheese slice until it just falls over the edge. Place soup bowls on a cookie sheet to avoid spills in the oven. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or just until cheese is melted and golden brown.
I got the chance to try out some Finlandia Cheese in these recipes and it is absolutely fabulous. It is one of the best cheeses I have tried so far. We love cheese in our house so these recipes for Mac and Cheese and French Onion Soup with Finlandia Cheese were great to try out. We absolutely loved them and continue to enjoy them as part of our menu. So if you haven't tried Finlandia cheeses I suggest you do. Its fabulous!

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