French Onion Soup

Be the first to
rate this recipe!
member ratings
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 253.1
  • Total Fat: 12.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,079.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 11.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of French Onion Soup calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Submitted by:


From Simply From Simply
Number of Servings: 4


    Onions, raw, 3 medium (2-1/2" dia)
    *Extra Light Olive Oil, 2 tbsp
    Granulated Sugar, .25 tsp
    Garlic, 2 clove
    Beef broth, bouillon, consomme, 4 cup
    Bread, french or vienna (includes sourdough), 4 slice, small (2" x 2-1/2" x 1-3/4")
    Mozzarella Cheese, part skim milk, 3 oz


1 In a large saucepan, sauté the onions in the olive oil on medium high heat until well browned, but not burned, about 30-40 minutes (or longer). Add the sugar about 10 minutes into the process to help with the carmelization.

2 Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add the stock, vermouth or wine, bay leaf, and thyme. Cover partially and simmer until the flavors are well blended, about 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Discard the bay leaf.

3 To serve you can either use individual oven-proof soup bowls or one large casserole dish. Ladle the soup into the bowls or casserole dish. Cover with the toast and sprinkle with cheese. Put into the broiler for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F, or until the cheese bubbles and is slightly browned. Serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GSREMUS5.

Rate This Recipe

Close email sign up
Our best recipes, delivered Join the millions of people already subscribed Get daily, hand-picked and delicious recipes in your inbox each day. We will never sell, rent or redistribute your email address.

Magic Link Sent!

A magic link was sent to Click on that link to login. The link is only good for 24 hours.