Fabulous French Onion Soup
This is a delicious French onion soup, perfect for lunch or serve as a first course at a special dinner. Use Gruyere or Swiss cheese in this delicious onion soup.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
- 3 large onions, thinly sliced
- 4 tablespoons melted butter
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups beef broth
- dash ground black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon gravy browning sauce, such as Gravy Master or Kitchen Bouquet
- salt, to taste
- thickly sliced French bread baguette
- Gruyere cheese, slices or shredded
In a large kettle or Dutch oven over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Add onions and saute, stirring, until tender. Add the chicken and beef broth, pepper, Gravy Master. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 50 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt, as needed.
Set ovenproof bowls on a baking sheet. Place a thick slice of French bread in each bowl, then ladle soup over the bread. Top with a few thin slices of Gruyere cheese or Swiss.
Place the bowls under the broiler just until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 3 minutes.
Calories per serving, based on about 1/3 cup shredded cheese in each bowl: 297
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