Grandma's Heavenly Onions

Grandma's Heavenly Onions


"Delicious and unusual. Grandma really knows how to cook!"


12 h 50 m servings 247 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 247 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 494 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter and saute onions until translucent. Transfer onions to a 9x12 inch casserole dish and sprinkle cheese over onions. Spread butter on both sides of the bread, then lay the bread over the cheese.
  2. In a medium bowl combine milk, soup, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Mix well and pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate over night.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I've had this recipe for a few years and I love it. It is a great compliment to any roast meal and especially nice for the holidays. If you aren't into butter, sautee the onions in olive oil a...

Wow. Good flavor. I used a mix of cheeses since I didn't have all the Swiss called for, and I didn't bother to butter the bread slices (which I cut up into 'fingers' for easier serving). Also, i...

This was a great side dish. It does taste like french onion soup. Next time I will cut the recipe in half or try freezing half of it. It makes a ton. I used fat free cream of mushroom soup, ...

Heavenly is right Meli! My only change was using buttered bread crumbs as a topping instead of the Italian bread. Added some garlic powder and black pepper to the onions as they sauteed. Delicio...

I used 3/4 of a loaf of french bread. I sliced it in 1" thick slices. (I think this made for a better presentation) I also used cream of chicken soup. Guests raved how delicious it was!

I made this for 15 people for Christmas Dinner. It was a big hit. I cooked the onions in olive oil, added a bit of fat free butter spray, used a combination of skim milk and fat free half and ha...

I always try the recipe 'as written' before presuming to review it. This was really good.. well received by myelf, my husband and grown son. It was a very satisfying side dish with our pork roa...

Use onion soup instead of mushroom and it was good i need to brown the onions more.

I made this over the holidays and at dinner I was satisfied but not overly impressed. But WOW, once reheated it was delish, so comforting. I think by myself I went through the leftovers in a m...