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Peasant Garlic Soup

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 26 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup soup and 1 slice cheese toast)

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4 cup sliced garlic cloves (about 6 to 8 cloves)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups low-salt beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 (0.5-ounce) slices diagonally cut French bread (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Gruyère cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 172
  • fat 5.1 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • protein 8.1 g
  • carbohydrate 24.4 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 702 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • calcium 142 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat; add onion and garlic. Cook 9 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add flour, thyme, and pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually add broth; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in parsley.

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Place bread slices on a baking sheet. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cheese over bread slices. Broil 1 minute or until cheese melts.

  4. Ladle soup evenly into bowls. Serve with cheese toast.

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