Braised French Onion Soup Recipe

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Braised French Onion Soup
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  1. Hear oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine wine, 1/2 cup of the sherry, 8 tablespoons of butter, sugar, onions, and salt and pepper in a 9x13-inch casserole dish and braise, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the onions just begin to brown, 40-45 minutes. Remove casserole from oven, cover with foil, and continuing braising in oven, about 1 hour. Keep onions warm.
  3. Meanwhile, tie parsley, thyme, and bay leaves together with kitchen twine to make a bouquet garni. Put bouquet garni and broth into a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, partially covered, for 30 minutes. Remove and discard bouquet garni. Stir in remaining sherry and cook for 5 minutes more.
  4. WHile the broth simmers, spread the baguette slices with the remaining butter. Toast in a skillet over medium heat, turning once, until golden, 5-7 minutes. Rub slices generously with garlic and set aside. Discard any remaining garlic.
  5. Heat broiler with rack 6 from element. Arrange 6 heatproof bowls on a foil lined baking sheet, divide onion and broth between bowls, and stir together. Place 2 baguette slices in each bowl. Top each with about 1 cup of gruyere cheese and 1/3 cup of parmigiano. Broil until cheese are browned and bubbly, 3-5 minutes. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1140.83 Kcal (4776 kJ)
Calories from fat 621.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 69.06g 106%
Cholesterol 199.24mg 66%
Sodium 1327.37mg 55%
Potassium 429.02mg 9%
Total Carbs 23.19g 8%
Sugars 0.82g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.16g 5%
Protein 50.38g 101%
Vitamin C 2.8mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 1418.5mg 142%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 167.87 Kcal (703 kJ)
Calories from fat 91.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.16g 106%
Cholesterol 29.32mg 66%
Sodium 195.32mg 55%
Potassium 63.13mg 9%
Total Carbs 3.41g 8%
Sugars 0.12g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.17g 5%
Protein 7.41g 101%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 5%
Calcium 208.7mg 142%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 28.3
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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