French Onion Casserole

French Onion Casserole

3 medium-size Vidalia onions
2 T butter
1 (8-oz) pkg sliced fresh mushrooms
2 C (8-oz) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
1 (10 3/4-oz) can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1 (5-oz) can evaporated milk
2 t soy sauce
6 (1/2 inch thick) slices of French bread
1/4 C finely chopped fresh parsley

Peel and slice onions, separating into 1/4 thick rings. Melt butter in skillet over medium-high heat; add onion and mushrooms. Cook, stirring constantly, until tender.

Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 C of cheese.

Combine soup, milk, and soy sauce; pour over cheese. Top with bread slices, and sprinkle with remaining 1 C of cheese and parsley.


Cover and chill for 4 hours (can be chilled for up to 8 hours). Remove baking dish from refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Bake, covered, at 375 for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15-20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


Serves 6.
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mo.stoneskin said...

Blimey that looks good, though my wife would probably demand I do my teeth immediately to mask the onion breath!

Laura - Are We Nearly There Yet Mummy? said...

Looks fabulous. I am salivating!

A Fist Full of Dandelions said...

Yum! I want to try that!

Michelle Smiles said...

I don't even really like onions and that sounds yummy.

Burgh Baby said...

Dude, that sounds really good!

Unknown said...

WOW!!! my family will love this recipe. THANKS!!! Geri

Alea Milham said...

French Onion soup is one of my favorites, but I hate cooking it in little bowls. I love your adaptation!

Amy said...

mo - you said "blimey" in a comment on my blog! Gosh that makes me want to fly right back over the pond and visit y'all again!

Anonymous said...


There are now at least a half dozen recipes you've posted that I've sworn I must try.

So now I must start cooking.

Lori said...

I have a very similar recipe but mine is called Heavenly Onions. I was thinking of them the other day. Yuuuuuummmmmyyyy!!!!!!!

Momo Fali said...

Great. Now my husband wants to marry you.

Anonymous said...


I never would have thought that an onion casserole would sound appealing but, wow! this one really does.


annies home said...

believe this is right down my mothers alley

Rachel said...

Oh mah YUM!!!!!
Amy.. nom nom nom.

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