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French Onion Soup

Traditionally, cheese toast tops a classic bistro-style French onion soup. However, we decided to omit it from this rich soup and add a gourmet grilled sandwich on the side instead. It's the perfect accompaniment.

Oxmoor House MARCH 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
  • Cook time:25 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 sweet onions, cut in half vertically and thinly sliced (about 1 3/4 pounds)
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium beef broth


1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and thyme; cover and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth; simmer 4 minutes. Remove and discard thyme.

Serve with: Gruyère-Thyme Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 103
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 415mg
  • Calcium: 41mg

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