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French Onion Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzy Dyer-Gear

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 cups thinly vertically sliced sweet onion
4 cups thinly vertically sliced red onion
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup dry white wine
8 cups less-sodium beef broth
1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
8 (1-ounce) slices French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
8 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese (such as Alpine

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onions to pan; sauté for 5 minutes or until tender.
2. Stir in sugar, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
3. Increase heat to medium-high and sauté for 5 minutes or until onion is golden brown. Stir in wine, and cook for 1 minute. Add broth and thyme; bring to a boil.
4. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours.
5. Preheat broiler.
6. Place bread in a single layer on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until toasted, turning after 1 minute.
7. Place 8 ovenproof bowls on a jelly-roll pan. Ladle 1 cup soup into each bowl. Divide bread evenly among bowls; top each serving with 1 cheese slice. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Cooking Light magazine

 

 

 

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