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Sweet Onion Soup

Prep time 11 mins
Cook time 1 hr
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup soup, 1 slice bread, and 1/4 cup cheese)
Once you spoon into this rich, broth-based soup, you'll appreciate the time it takes to caramelize the onions.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 large Vidalia onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 1/2 cups low-salt beef broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 (0.5-ounce) slices diagonally cut French bread (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) reduced-fat shredded Swiss cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 248
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • protein 13.3 g
  • carbohydrate 27.3 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 501 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • calcium 330 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until butter melts. Add onion; cook, uncovered, 40 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add broth, wine, and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes.

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Ladle 1 cup soup into 4 ovenproof bowls. Place 1 bread slice in each bowl; sprinkle evenly with cheese. Place soup bowls on a large baking sheet, and broil 1 minute or until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

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