French onion soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 400.7
  • Total Fat: 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,404.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 19.5 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    3 tbsp unsalted butter
    6 yellow onions (medium size), thinly chopped
    6 shallots, thinly chopped
    4 garlic cloves, chopped
    3/4 cup port wine or red wine
    8 cups beef broth
    2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
    3 bay leaves
    6 pieces of bread (French baguette)
    2 cups gruyere cheese, shredded


Cook the onions, shallots and garlic in the butter until golden (takes approximately 30 minutes)

Add the wine, scrape up all the particles.

Add the bay leaves, thyme and beef broth. Bring to boil and let simmer for 30 minutes.

Pour in 6 bowls (oven-proof), place a piece of bread (previously toasted - lightly) on the soup and add cheese.
Place the bowls in the oven and broil until the cheese is melted and grilled a bit.

Serving Size: 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LUCIANOZAB.

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