- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 287.7
- Total Fat: 16.9 g
- Cholesterol: 31.2 mg
- Sodium: 406.6 mg
- Total Carbs: 17.2 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
- Protein: 16.0 g
French Onion Soup-lower sodiumSubmitted by: LASHAWNP1
IntroductionEasy french onion soup with rich full flavor from the caramelized onions and beef stock. Only 406.6 Sodium!!!! Easy french onion soup with rich full flavor from the caramelized onions and beef stock. Only 406.6 Sodium!!!!
6 Cups Onion of you choice
2 quarts brown stock (I use Kitchen Basic unsalted Beef)
4T Olive oil
1/4 cup Parsley, chopped fine
1T Thyme, stripped and chopped
1 Bay Leaf
Salt, to taste
Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
6 slices Bread Toasted (Of your choice I use white)
1/4 pound Gruyere Cheese, sliced 8 slices
Heat a large 6-quart soup pot over high heat. Add the olive oil and onions and heat until they begin to cook, stirring occasionally. When they begin to brown and caramelize, lower the heat to medium-high and stir frequently to avoid burning.
Once the onions are brown, add the stock, parsley, thyme and bay leaf and simmer for about 45 minutes. Season the soup with salt and pepper and remove the bay leaf. Reduce heat to low until you are ready to serve.
While the soup is simmering, toast the bread until golden brown cut the bread into medium chunks that will fit into your soup bowls or crocks,
When you are ready to serve, place some hot soup into the bowl or crock on a baking sheet. Placesome of toasted bread on the soup and top with sliced cheese, Quickly put the bowl under the broiler and melt and lightly brown the cheese.
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LASHAWNP1.