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French Onion Soup

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French onion soup is very healthy and delicious soup. It is served with cheese and croutons. The caramalized onions and the beef broth together give the flavor to the soup. This soup recipe has seen many variations over the years, like use of chicken broth, blending and serving a smooth blend. Enjoy the French onion soup.
Ingredients
  Onion 6 Cup (96 tbs), finely diced
  Beef stock 3 Quart
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beurre manie 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt & pepper To Taste
  Thyme sprigs 2
For serving
  Croutons/Crostini 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Swiss cheese slices 6 (or more as needed)
  Provolone cheese slices 6 (or more as needed)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pan, heat oil and add the onions.
2. Add in the butter and cook stirring. Add in the thyme, salt and pepper, mix well.
3. Let the onions sweat and caramelize.
4. Add beurre maine, stir until melted. Pour in the sherry and allow to cook a bit.
5. Pour in the beef stock and bring it to a boil.
6. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
7. Check and adjust the seasoning.

Finalizing
8. Ladle into the soup bowls and garnish with crostini or croutons, provolone cheese slices, swiss cheese slices and some grated parmesan cheese.
9. Broil until the cheese starts bubbling.

SERVING
10. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
French Onion Soup
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 619 Calories from Fat 382

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.6%

Saturated Fat 26.5 g132.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 112.8 mg37.6%

Sodium 2067.7 mg86.2%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 30 g59.4%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 21.5%

Calcium 66.5% Iron 13.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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