Classic French Onion Soup

WILL COOK FOR FRIENDS
19Ingredients
Seconds
320Calories

Ingredients

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  • 8 yellow onions (or large sweet, 4-5 lbs., sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter (cubed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (plus more to taste)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white wine (or dry red wine)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic (roughly chopped or minced)
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 3 cups beef stock (low-sodium, or use all beef or all chicken, for a richer or lighter soup)
  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme (bundled with kitchen twine)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 baguette (or other crusty French bread)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • grated Gruyere cheese (or Freshly sliced, or Swiss, or Asiago)
  • freshly grated Parmesan (optional)
  • bread (bowls for serving in, optional, a small boule of sourdough would be lovely)
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    NutritionView More

    320Calories
    Sodium28% DV660mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs10% DV29g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories320Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol20mg7%
    Sodium660mg28%
    Potassium640mg18%
    Protein11g22%
    Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate29g10%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium15%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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