French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Recipe
Oxmoor House
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.


4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 103
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 415 mg
Calcium 41 mg


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

Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast Weeknight Meals,

Oxmoor House

March 2010
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