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French Onion Soup Gratin

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Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow onions 3 Pound, sliced (8 Onions)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low sodium beef broth 1 Quart
  Baguette slice 1 (2/3-Inch Thick Diagonal Slice)
  Swiss cheese slice 3⁄4 Pound (2 Slices, Imported Ones)
  Provolone cheese slice 3⁄4 Pound (2 Slices)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. In a 6-quart saucepot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring, 5 minutes. Pour in wine, partially cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Add broth and 4 cups water and simmer until onions are very tender, about 30 minutes more. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
2. When ready to serve, heat broiler. Place a slice of bread in each ovenproof crock or mug, with an edge protruding above lip of dish. Ladle hot soup over bread. Arrange 4 cheese slices on top of each serving. Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 910 Calories from Fat 449

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.9%

Saturated Fat 27.8 g138.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 139.1 mg46.4%

Sodium 2208.9 mg92%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g27.8%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 46 g92.4%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 139.3% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Onion Soup Gratin Recipe