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French Onion Soup

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A really delicious, simple onion soup recipe that is good any time of the year.
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 3 Large, sliced
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Beef broth 80 Ounce
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Port 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Burgundy 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baguette roll 1 , sliced, toasted
  Swiss cheese slices/Mozarella cheese/ gruyere cheese 6

1. Preheat the broiler.

2. In a soup pot, melt butter along with olive oil. Add onions, cook for few minutes until the onions turn translucent.
3. Add sugar and flour, stir together and cook for about a minute. Pour in beef broth, water, burgundy and port. Season with salt and pepper. Allow to boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for a couple of hours.
4. Pour the soup into crocks, place toasted slices of baguette and a cheese slice. Place the crocks on a baking tray, broil for few minutes until the cheese is melted.

5. Serve hot with your choice of salad.

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140 Minutes
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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 438 Calories from Fat 152

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.4 mg14.1%

Sodium 1918.5 mg79.9%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.4%

Sugars 14.1 g

Protein 17 g33.6%

Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 19.2%

Calcium 32.4% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


French Onion Soup Recipe Video