Hubby's Favorite French Onion Soup Recipe

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Hubby's Favorite French Onion Soup
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  1. In a large nonstick pot melt butter over med-high heat. Stir in onions to coat with butter. Cook uncovered 10 minutes stirring often.
  2. Reduce to medium low heat and cook for 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden brown.
  3. Stir in broth, water, pepper, thyme and bay leaf- bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove bay leaf.
  5. Place toasted bread in the bottom of oven proof bowls, add onion soup and top with mozzarella. Sprinkle with Parmesan. * do not use glass bowls*.
  6. Set oven to broil.
  7. Place bowls on cookie sheet.
  8. Broil for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 302.56 Kcal (1267 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.2g 17%
Cholesterol 27.98mg 9%
Sodium 1030.52mg 43%
Potassium 381.23mg 8%
Total Carbs 36.57g 12%
Sugars 7.11g 28%
Dietary Fiber 4.12g 16%
Protein 15.5g 31%
Vitamin C 8.6mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 330.2mg 33%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 89.62 Kcal (375 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.32g 17%
Cholesterol 8.29mg 9%
Sodium 305.25mg 43%
Potassium 112.92mg 8%
Total Carbs 10.83g 12%
Sugars 2.1g 28%
Dietary Fiber 1.22g 16%
Protein 4.59g 31%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 14%
Iron 0.6mg 12%
Calcium 97.8mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.2
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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