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Famous French Onion Soup

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Nothing beats a bowl of traditional French Onion Soup on a cold Autumn day. Get cosy with this very simple, cost effective and most importantly delicious recipe.
For the soup
  Onions 6 Large
  Beef stock 750 Milliliter
  Chicken stock 750 Milliliter
  Red wine/White wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Plain flour 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 100 Gram
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Bay leaves 2 Large
For croutons
  French bread 1 Large
  Gruyere cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)

1. In a saucepan, heat butter and add onions. Turn down the heat and simmer unitl it becomes dark brown.
2. Add flour, wine, beef stock, bay leaves and season with salt and pepper.
3. Simmer for 20 minutes.
4. For making the croutons - slice bread and rub garlic all over them.
5. Sprinkle olive oil and pop it into the oven for 10 minutes.
6. In a bowl, pour soup and top it with croutons and gruyere cheese.
7. Place the bowl in the oven until the cheese melts.

8. Top with a crouton piece and serve it hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Soup lovers will enjoy this French onion soup. This soup will be definitely enjoyed in the winter. The chef has made bread croutons in the video to be complimented with the soup. A delicious soup to serve your family.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 515 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.4%

Saturated Fat 14.9 g74.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.5 mg21.2%

Sodium 793.7 mg33.1%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.3%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 14 g27.6%

Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 27%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Famous French Onion Soup Recipe Video