French Onion Soup X

French Onion Soup X


"If you are all as crazy about French Onion Soup as I am, but aren't crazy about the calories -- look no further! I got this one from my mother -- and totally love it!"


1 h 10 m servings 221 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 819 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large non-stick saucepan, heat 1/4 cup vegetable broth. Stir in the onion and cook over medium heat until golden, 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in the sugar and flour. Pour in the remaining 5 cups vegetable broth and the wine. Stir in the bay leaf, thyme and black pepper. Bring to a boil and let boil 8 minutes, stirring constantly; then reduce heat, partly cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven broiler.
  4. Remove from heat, remove bay leaf and stir in brandy. Rub garlic clove over toast. Ladle the soup into 4 ovenproof bowls and float a piece of toast on top of each bowl. Sprinkle with the Parmesan.
  5. Place bowls under broiler until cheese melts.
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  1. 21 Ratings


Perfect! The broth of this soup is rich and tasty. I omitted the sugar, even though there's hardly any, but I don't like too-sweet French Onion Soups, and I used Vidalia onions, which are swee...

OUTSTANDING Just as it is- thanks!

VERY tasty! I did use a dab of butter in with the 1/4 cup broth to cook the onions. I've made french onion before and I believe the buttery taste of the onions lend to the flavor of the soup. I ...

Very good, flavorful recipe for french onion soup without beef broth.

It was okay.

Absolutely perfect. The only thing I changed was that I added mushrooms to enrich the broth.

Didn't need to change a thing... was so delicious!

We love it , good 1

I subbed this recipe with canned French Onion Soup to make Salisbury Steak (recipe also from this sight). This worked great and even the picky husband loved it! Thanks for sharing!