French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 108.5
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 516.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Introduction

Serves 4 - 1 Cup servings

Optional & Not Calculated In This Recipes
4 Reese Holland Rusks 1 per bowl
2 cups Reduced Fat Shredded Mozzarella Cheese divided for each bowl
Serves 4 - 1 Cup servings

Optional & Not Calculated In This Recipes
4 Reese Holland Rusks 1 per bowl
2 cups Reduced Fat Shredded Mozzarella Cheese divided for each bowl

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 1/2 TBSP olive oil
    2 1/2 cups Yellow Onions thinly sliced
    4 C Beef Stock (low sodium)
    1/2 C water
    1/2 tbsp fresh minced garlic
    1/4 tsp dry thyme
    1/4 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
    1 tsp Worcestershire
    2 TBSP beer


    Optional & Not Calculated In This Recipes
    4 Reese Holland Rusks 1 per bowl
    2 cups Reduced Fat Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

    *If your store doesn't carry Reese Holland Rusks all it really is , is a bottom half of a hamburger bun that has been toasted to make crouton big enough for soups. Here is how you can make them at home: Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    Using just the bottom half of hamburger buns place them directly on the oven racks and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until each pieces is toasted and crispy.

Directions

1. Over medium heat add olive oil to stock pot

2. Add onions and saute for 20 minutes until they begin to soften but NOT BROWN.

3. Add stock, water, Garlic , thyme, Pepper, Worcestershire, and beer. Turn heat up to high and Bring to boil.

4.Reduce heat to low, Simmer 45 minutes or up to 2 hours.

Optional Step:
5.Ladle into oven safe soup bowls and top with Rusk and 1/2 cup shredded cheese.

6.Place bowls on a baking sheet covered with foil and broil for 3 -5 minutes until cheese melts.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEATHERSP1.

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  • Sounds good...but what is a rusk? - 10/7/09

    Reply from HEATHERSP1 (4/22/10)
    its just a large round circle crouton/toast (really just a toasted bottom of a hamburger bun). I edited my recipe with directions on how to make the Rusks at home if you cant find them in your store.


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