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This recipe was part of the Food Fight: Desperation Dinner Challenge which ended Mar 31, 2008 05:00 PM.
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After the binge quick and dirty onion soup Recipe

By PaulaT
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 20 min | Active Time: | Makes: 4 bowls

This is done when I want soup, quick and don’t want a canned anything

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 onions
  • butter, cooking oil, olive oil - just enough to brown the onions
  • any kind of soup stock with salt to taste, or bullion cube of any variety - beef is best, but chicken or vegetable will work.
  • garlic, clove, powdered, whatever you have - 1tbl spoon
  • black pepper - 1 teaspoon
  • Celery with leaf, carrots, peppers anything left in the fridge - chopped - 1/2 to 1 cup
  • any wine you have leftover from last nights binge - up to a cup
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. heat the cooking oil and slice the onion into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. If you have fresh garlic add that minced now–cook in a soup pan until just translucent. Add wine.
  2. Add bullion or stock and salt to taste, add water to make one quart of soup. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add Veggies and simmer 5 minutes–serve–makes 4 bowls of not from the can pretty rich and hearty soup.

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