French Onion Soup Recipe

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French Onion Soup
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  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onions to pan; sauté for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in sugar, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Increase heat to medium-high, and sauté for 5 minutes or until onion is golden brown. Stir in wine, and cook for 1 minute. Add broth and thyme; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. Place bread in a single layer on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until toasted, turning after 1 minute.
  4. Place 8 ovenproof bowls on a jelly-roll pan. Ladle 1 cup soup into each bowl. Divide bread evenly among bowls; top each serving with 1 cheese slice. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 278.72 Kcal (1167 kJ)
Calories from fat 67.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.55g 12%
Cholesterol 9.92mg 3%
Sodium 952.94mg 40%
Potassium 313.24mg 7%
Total Carbs 32.67g 11%
Sugars 3.66g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.76g 7%
Protein 18.23g 36%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 7%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 309.2mg 31%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 57.77 Kcal (242 kJ)
Calories from fat 14.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.56g 12%
Cholesterol 2.06mg 3%
Sodium 197.51mg 40%
Potassium 64.92mg 7%
Total Carbs 6.77g 11%
Sugars 0.76g 15%
Dietary Fiber 0.36g 7%
Protein 3.78g 36%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 7%
Iron 0.2mg 6%
Calcium 64.1mg 31%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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