Onion and Potato Soup Supreme

Ingredients

  • 8 cups Mr. Dell's Southern Style
  • 3 large sweet onions, Vidalia or white, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 t. pepper 
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 slices of 1-inch thick French bread
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Saute onion in 3 tablespoons of melted butter in Dutch oven until lightly browned. Remove onions; set aside and keep warm.
  2. Add ground beef to Dutch oven; cook over medium heat until meat is browned. Drain.
  3. Add water, Mr. Dell's potatoes, vinegar, bouillon, salt & pepper, stir well.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce to low heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Mix in onion and 1/2 of Swiss cheese.
  6. Ladle soup evenly into 6 16-oz. oven-proof bowls and set aside.
  7. Spread remaining butter on one side of French bread; sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Place slice of bread on each serving of soup.
  9. Cover with remaining Swiss cheese.
  10. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  11. Serve immediately.