French Onion Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy French Onion Soup recipe? Learn how to make French Onion Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by melanieford

Makes 2 servings



Add a salad for a quick and delicous dinner that is low cal but highly satisfying.

Recipe Ingredients for French Onion Soup

1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup onion, sweet thinly vertically sliced
1 cup red onion, thinly vertically sliced
1/8 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 T white vinegar
2 cups beef broth
1/4 teaspoon thyme , chopped fresh
80 grams whole wheat bread, toasted (slices cut into 1-inch cubes)
2 oz Swiss cheese

Recipe Directions for French Onion Soup

  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onions to pan; sauté for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in sugar, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Increase heat to medium-high, and sauté for 5 minutes or until onion is golden brown. Stir in vinegar (or white wine), and cook for 1 minute. Add broth and thyme; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Ladle 1 cup soup into ovenproof bowls. Divide bread evenly among bowls; top each serving with 1 cheese slice. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 440.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
306
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
29%
Trans Fat
0.3g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
1157mg
48%
Potassium
509mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
30.3g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
8.5g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 31% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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