French Onion Soup

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Apr. 27, 2011

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 140 Minutes
Ready In: 140 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 438Calories from Fat 152

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26%

Saturated Fat 9.92 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.4 mg

Sodium 1918.5 mg79.94%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.85 g11%

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