French Onion Soup

1
Donna Brown

By
@gabbiegirl

This soup is so good with toasty French Bread and your favorite cheese. With only about 230 calories, it makes a great lunch or add a sandwich for a light supper.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

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Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 5 medium
    yellow onions or mix yellow onions and red onions, sliced
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 3 c
    low sodium beef broth
  • 3 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can(s)
    campbell's french onion soup or beef consomme
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine, optional
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • ·
    sliced baguette or sourdough bread
  • ·
    mozzarella, swiss or your favorite cheese

How to Make French Onion Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat butter in skillet. Slice onions, I use a mandolin for uniform slices. Add onions to butter. Cover and caramelize over low heat, about 30 miuutes. Check on onions about every 10 min. and stir. At the end, splash with a bit of vinegar to bring out the flavor. Add broths, red wine (if using), bay leaves and thyme to a large pot. Add onions. Simmer for about 15 minutes and season with black pepper. Be sure and remove bay leaves and discard.

    Preheat broiler. Divide soup between ovenproof bowls and top with a slice of bread. Top with cheese and broil until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 3 minutes.

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About French Onion Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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