French Onion Soup 

This recipe makes 8 servings 

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 tsp. olive oil 
  • 4 cups yellow onions – sliced 
  • ½ tsp. sugar 
  • ½ tsp. pepper 
  • pinch salt 
  • ¼ cup dry white wine 
  • 8 cups chicken stock – homemade 
  • ½ tsp. fresh thyme – chopped 
  • 8 slices French bread – 1 inch thick 
  • 8 oz. Swiss cheese – shredded 

 

Method of Preparation: 

  1. 1. In a large pan heat up the olive oil over a medium to high heat. Add the onions and sauté until tender – 5 minutes
  2. 2. Add in the sugar, pepper and salt and reduce the heat 
  3. 3. Continue cooking the onions for another 20 -25 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. 4. Increase the heat to high and sauté for an additional 5 minutes until onions are golden brown. 
  5. 5. Add in the wine, beef stock and thyme. 
  6. 6. Cover and reduce to a low heat and let simmer for 2 hours. 
  7. 7. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet and bake at 300 degrees for about 10 minutes or until they start to brown. 
  8. 8. When serving, place 1 cup of soup into a ramekin, top with a slice of bread and 1 oz. of shredded cheese. Place in the oven until cheese is melted and serve. 

Nutritional Information: per serving

Calories: 290 Protein: 17g Carbohydrates: 34g

Fat: 10g Fiber: 3g Cholesterol: 20mg 

 

Calories: 182 Protein: 6g Carbohydrates: 31g

Fat: 5g Fiber: 3g Cholesterol: 4mg 

 

by Brianna Diorio

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