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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 240.5
  • Total Fat: 15.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.7 mg
  • Sodium: 327.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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Mom's French Onion Soup

Submitted by: KEEYAHWE

Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 c. butter
    5 c. thinly sliced onions
    4 1/2 c.(3 cans) Campbells dbl strngth beef broth
    1 1/2 oz sherry
    1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    1 tsp sugar
    1/2 tsp salt
    dash pepper
    1 c. dry white wine

    Not figured in calorie count- 8 slices french bread
    8 slices Gruyere, swiss or Havarti cheese


Melt butter over low heat in large dutch oven. Add onions and sherry. Cook until the onions are translucent, tender and gold, about 45 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients, excluding wine.
Cook and additional 45 minutes to 1 and a half hours. Add wine. Heat for 10 minutes.
Broil bread, with slice of cheese on top, inoven until cheese begins to bubble and melt.
Serve bowl of soup with one cheese/bread slice on top.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KEEYAHWE.

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    i subbed fat free spread for the butter and no salt for the salt. I also used my own beef stock made without salt. The recipe turned out wonderful and I was able to cut the fat out completely and lower the sodium significantly. Awesome and authentic onion soup flavor. - 1/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this for a birthday dinner and had many compliments on it!
    I even had very unhealthy eaters, eating healthy!
    Thank you for posting this recipe!
    I love it! - 1/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Totally awesome! Didn't have Sherry so used brandy and didn't have the double strength beef broth so used reduced sodium beef stock with a package of beef boulion. Too bad it only made 3 servings :) So yummy!!!! - 10/30/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This soup is so good, and easy to make. I used a veggie broth instead of beef broth due to being a veggie. It was amazing!!!! - 1/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make. Incredible tasting! My husband is a very picky eater and he absolutely loved it. - 11/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great recipe! I used 1 box 32 oz beef broth plus 1 can Campbells since that is what I had available. I also did not use salt (already in Cambells) or sugar. My husband loved it! - 10/25/08

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  • Very good! I used Brummel & Brown, original spread made with yogurt as a substitute for the butter to lower the calories and also added some fresh thyme. This recipe has gone into the rotation for our Thursday soup and sandwich night. It's definitely a keeper! - 2/13/14

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Way too salty if made as directed! Tasted like a salt lick! Horrible - 11/28/12

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  • We had last night for supper I substituted evoo for the butter still delicious - 10/15/12

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  • perfect w/out sherry, and less wine, and just regular low sodium beef and chicken broth from a box. (i mixed equal parts of each). - 9/30/12

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  • I made this for tomorrow but don't know if I will be able to wait. I used low sodium beef broth since I had some already and no salt since there is plenty in the broth. It tastes and smells delicious. (What I had to sample it didn't I?) - 4/27/12

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  • I love french onion soup and using the low sodium broth is such the answer to make it even healthier. I add some fresh bread from bakery and I have a great meal. - 12/4/10

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  • My Dh thinks this is the best french onion soup ever....better than the restaurants. I like it too! Yummy. - 1/11/10

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This looks great. I am making French Onion Soup today and I think I'll try your advice of cooking the onions for a LONG time....that sounds great! - 3/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I love french onion soup! This sounds so good! - 12/31/07

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