From, "California Sizzles...Easy and Distinctive Recipes for a Vibrant Lifestyle," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine

  • 3 onions, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup minced green onions

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika

  • 6 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup dark beer

  • 1 French bread baguette, sliced

  • Olive oil

  • 8 ounces Swiss cheese, grated

  • 8 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled


1.  Melt butter or margarine in a large saucepan.  Add both onions and cook over medium heat until soft but not brown, 5-7 minutes.
2.  Add the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Blend in the paprika, chicken broth and beer.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, uncovered.
3.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Brush bread slices with oil and toast for 12-15 minutes, until golden.  Combine cheeses and spread thickly on the toasts.  Broil until melted and bubbling.  Place 1 to 2 in each bowl and pour hot soup over toasts.  Serve immediately.


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