French onion soup. Recipe

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wok, large stockpot, or Dutch oven with lid
wooden spoon
oven-proof bowls (optional)

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Servings: 4-6


Cost per serving $1.60 view details


  1. Melt the butter in the wok, saucepan, or kettle at medium heat. Add onions and salt, cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add mustard and thyme, stir well, cover.
  3. Simmer over very low heat for 35 minutes.
  4. Add stock or water, soy sauce, optional wine, and pepper. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
  5. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with croutons and cheese. If your bowls are oven-proof, you can then place the dishes under the broiler for a minute or two to melt and brown the cheese.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 446g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 126  
Calories from Fat 47 37%
Total Fat 5.36g 7%
Saturated Fat 3.36g 13%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 1982mg 83%
Potassium 214mg 6%
Total Carbs 16.8g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 8.33g 6%
Protein 3.46g 6%
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  • John Spottiswood
    November 12, 2010
    Looks great, Lucy! We'll give it a try this winter.
    • Nancy Miyasaki
      October 4, 2010
      French onion soup is one of my favorites, Lucy. Thanks for sharing!

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