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French Onion Soup Skillet

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French Onion Soup Skillet
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
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This delicious skillet inspired by French onion soup makes for a quick, comforting meal you’ll want to make all winter long.
Updated Sep 17, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 12 (1/2-inch) slices French bread
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss or mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch ovenproof stainless-steel skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the butter over medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic, 3 teaspoons of the thyme, the salt and pepper; cook 9 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions start to brown.
  • 2
    Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are caramelized. Add broth and chicken to caramelized onion mixture; heat to simmering. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup butter uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted; brush on both sides of bread slices. Arrange on ungreased large cookie sheet, and toast in oven 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly toasted and starting to brown; remove from oven.
  • 4
    Arrange bread slices in skillet on top of onion mixture; top with cheese. Bake uncovered 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with remaining 1 teaspoon thyme.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Great to serve with a fresh green salad.
  • tip 2
    French bread can vary in size; adjust the number of slices you will need based on coverage in your skillet.

Nutrition Information

630 Calories, 30g Total Fat, 39g Protein, 50g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
270
Total Fat
30g
46%
Saturated Fat
17g
87%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
130mg
44%
Sodium
820mg
34%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
7g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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