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French Onion Bake

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“Okay, I can be honest! My favorite part of French Onion Soup is the cheesy bread on top. So when I saw this recipe on a local news show I had to make it! So good! Update: If you prefer, use 2-3 cups of your own French Onion Soup adapted from KSFY.com”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
1 9 x 13 pan
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices (or French Baguette)
  • 2 cups shredded swiss cheese (more if you like)
  • 1 (3/4 ounce) envelope onion soup mix, prepared according to package directions (Lipton is best)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F Arrange bread slices on baking sheets and bake 5 minutes per side, until dry and golden. While bread is toasting prepare onion soup. If using dry onion soup - prepare according to package directions.
  2. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F Coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Arrange half the bread slices in a single layer over bottom of baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese and top with remaining bread slices. Pour prepared onion soup over bread and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until bread has absorbed most of the soup and cheese is golden.

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