French Onion Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy french onion soup recipe? Learn how to make french onion soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mluikitandu

Makes 5 servings



Made with imported Gruyere cheese, freshly baked French bread, minced roasted garlic and a touch of basil

Recipe Ingredients for french onion soup

8 onions, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
8 cups beef stock
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tsp bay leaf
1 Salt and pepper
8 slices French bread
2 cups grated Gruyere

Recipe Directions for french onion soup

  1. Saute onions and garlic in oil over low heat until tender and golden yellow. Sprinkle flour over onions, cook a few minutes more, browning the flour well. Add stock and wine and bring to a boil, add thyme and bay leaf. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 20 minutes or so. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

  2. Meanwhile, slice French bread into 3/4-inch slices and butter both sides. Toast slices on griddle until golden brown. Ladle soup into an ovenproof bowl, add toasted bread and cover with cheese. Place ovenproof bowl on a baking sheet lined with tin foil. Bake at 350 degrees F or 5 minutes under a hot broiler.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 685.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
575
Calories from Fat
274
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.4g
47%
Saturated Fat
10.9g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
1738mg
72%
Potassium
587mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
48.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
9.0g
Protein
25.7g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 53% Iron 19%
* 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
C
    Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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