French Onion Soup IV

French Onion Soup IV


"My husband brought this bachelor recipe with him when we got married. It is easy, a people pleaser, very filling, and can also create an elegant atmosphere for a special dinner."


servings 393 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 393 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 26 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 8623 mg
  • 345%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over medium high heat, saute the onions in the butter or margarine for about 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the consomme, broth, water and wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. In individual oven-proof bowls, break up Swiss cheese slices and place one slice in the bottom of each bowl. Place one slice of bread on each slice of cheese. Ladle in the soup, place another slice of bread on top and cover with more Swiss cheese. Put bowls in the oven and allow cheese to melt on top.
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  1. 21 Ratings


I had no cosomme. I substittued with beef broth ,3 Tblspn flour and 2 Tspn tyme and 2 garlic cloves. PERFECT!!!! I was wonderful and the house smelled great. If I can find cosomme I 'll try th...

Today I tried my first recipe from this site. Kudos to Jessica Dezendorf (or perhaps her husband). Quick, easy and tasty.

I haven't made many French Onion soups and it has been a very long time since I did but I have no complaints. I did sub the margarine for unsalted butter because I haven't bought margarine in ye...

It was delicious. First time I made it.

I lost my recipe that I normally use to make homemade french onion soup and ran across this one. Sooo glad that I did. It was perfect! If you use everything that's in the recipe, it's perfect fl...

I have always felt intimidated by french onion soup recipes. Not anymore! This was great and super easy to make. I didnt put the bread on the bottom of the bowls because the bread floats to the ...

Not bad for a quick and easy soup recipe :)

Best French Onion Soup I have had. Very good, not too salty. I used fat free beef broth and added half a teaspoon of thyme, we also used croutons instead of french bread, delicious...Thanks!

i followed it almost all the way. Just made two bowls. Very good recipe