Rich and Simple French Onion Soup

Rich and Simple French Onion Soup

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"We have been trying French onion soup in restaurants for years and my family and friends agree none can compare to my recipe for taste and simplicity of preparation."

Ingredients

1 h 5 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 585 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 585 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 43.9 g
  • 68%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 20.9 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1578 mg
  • 63%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter with olive oil in an 8 quart stock pot on medium heat. Add onions and continually stir until tender and translucent. Do not brown the onions.
  2. Add beef broth, sherry and thyme. Season with salt and pepper, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat the oven broiler.
  4. Ladle soup into oven safe serving bowls and place one slice of bread on top of each (bread may be broken into pieces if you prefer). Layer each slice of bread with a slice of provolone, 1/2 slice diced Swiss and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Place bowls on cookie sheet and broil in the preheated oven until cheese bubbles and browns slightly.
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Ack! "Do not brown the onions"??? That's the best part of French Onion soup, the rich, caramelized onions! The ingredients for this soup are great, but I did cook my onions until they were a swe...

Delicious!!!! I give this 10 stars with a few minor changes. I used less than half the amount of butter, and PLEASE be sure to caramelize the onions! Instead of sherry, I opted for a dry red win...

I LOVE French Onion Soup!! My hubby and I use to have to go to one of our finer restaurants in town (that is not kid-friendly so we had to find a babysitter too) to get the best onion soup in t...