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French Onion Soup

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  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Yellow onions 4 , chopped
  Whole wheat flour 4 Tablespoon
  Beef bouillon cubes 5
  Hot water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Whole wheat bread slice 4
  Shredded longhorn cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

In a 2quart kettle, melt butter or margarine, and add onions.
Cook slowly over medium heat for 15 minutes or until onions are brown, stirring occasionally.
Stir in flour.
Dissolve bouillon cubes in hot water.
Add bouillon, salt and pepper to taste, and bay leaf.
Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
Toast whole wheat bread.
Cut each slice into six pieces.
Divide bread evenly among four ovenproof soup bowls.
Ladle the onion soup over the bread, and generously sprinkle the shredded cheese over the soup.
Place under oven broiler until cheese is bubbly.
Serve at once.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 525 Calories from Fat 324

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 98.6 mg32.9%

Sodium 1758 mg73.2%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.1%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 22 g43.5%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 0.29%

Calcium 48.4% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


French Onion Soup Recipe