French Onion Soup Gratinée

This fantastic French onion soup made using two types of cheese, French bread and beef bullions is an all time favorite dinner idea.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
tablespoons margarine or butter
4
cups thinly sliced onions
5
cups beef broth
1
beef-flavor bouillon cube or 1 teaspoon beef-flavor instant bouillon
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Dash pepper
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Swiss cheese
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
6
slices French bread, toasted
  • 1 Melt margarine in Dutch oven or large saucepan over low heat. Add onions; cook 15 minutes or until onions are golden brown and tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Add broth, bouillon cube, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine cheeses.
  • 4 To serve, place 6 ovenproof bowls on cookie sheet for ease in broiling. Ladle soup into bowls. Top each with slice of toasted bread; sprinkle each with about 2 tablespoons cheese mixture. Broil about 3 to 5 inches from heat for 1 to 3 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cup
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    1150mg
    1150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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