French Onion Soup
This quick and easy soup tastes like it simmered all day long.
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 medium onions, sliced very thin
1 teaspoon Gravy Master
1 can (10 1/2 oz.)consomme
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 bay leaf
Few drops hot pepper sauce
2 slices French bread, toasted
1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese
2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
In a microwave-safe bowl or casserole, cook butter, onion, and Gravy Master on HIGH 4 minutes, stirring twice, until the onion is limp.
Add consomme, water, wine, bay leaf and pepper sauce. Cook on HIGH 4 minutes. Remove from oven. Discard bay leaf.
Pour soup into individual microwave-safe bowls. Float toasted bread on soup. Sprinkle with Swiss, then Parmesan cheese. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes, until cheese melts. Makes 2 servings.