French Onion Soup Au Gratin

You can cook this delicious soup in the Donabe in the microwave!!!
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French Onion Soup Au Gratin

Cooking caramelized onion slices is an important part of making the onion soup. By using the Microwave Donabe can shorten the cooking time and still cooks a flavorful onion soup.

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Prep Time 3 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 28 mins 2 Servings: 2

★ The amount of ingredients and heating time are measured for 1 ~ 2 people.


★ cooking times may vary depending on your microwave's wattage, brand and size.


    1. Cut the onion into thin slices.
    2. Finely chop the garlic.
    3. Put 1 & 2 in the Donabe and butter. Cover the Donabe and heat at 50 % power level ( 500 W) for 15 min.
    4. Take the Donabe out every 5 min and give the onion slices a good stir.
    5. Take out the Donabe from the microwave, then add 2 cups of water and chicken bouillon. *** 1
    6. Place the Donabe back in the microwave, and cook at 50% power level ( 500 W)  for 5 min.
    7. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
    8. Place the toasted baguette then sprinkle your choice of cheese.  ***2
    9. Bake in an oven without the lid at 220~240 celsius / 450 fahrenheit  for about 4~5 min. ***3
    ***1... If you use cube type bouillon, please make sure to crush them first then add to the Donabe. ***2... Please toast the baguette slices before you add them into the Donabe. ***3... 4~5 min is recommended, but you can shorten or extend the heating time.
Keywords: Onion, Garlic, Baguette, Cheese

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June Voss

CEO and creator of Japanese Goods USA

Hi, I'm June Voss, CEO of the company, a wife to an amazing husband whom I met while working at Walt Disney World and a mother of 2 wonderful children ( and 2 dogs, 11 goats and 3 rescued feral cats). I was born and raised in Japan. I would love to share delicious Japanese foods, culture and everything I love about the beautiful country.  I am not a professional chef, I just love cooking! I have translated and added some of the recipes I like, but once you've cooked a few of these dishes, you'll soon be able to cook almost anything in your Microwave Donabe. I hope you enjoy it and can't wait to hear & see your own Donabe creations! 

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