Classic French Onion Soup

70 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Here's a delicious take on French Onion Soup. Topped with baguette slices and Swiss cheese, this Classic French Onion Soup gets a slow simmer for extra flavour.

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  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions; cook and stir 5 min. or until tender. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 30 min. or until onions are golden brown, stirring occasionally and adding thyme for the last 5 min.
  • Stir in sherry; cook on medium-high heat 5 min. or until sherry is reduced by half. Add beef broth; bring just to boil. Cover; simmer on medium heat 20 min.
  • Heat broiler. Ladle soup into 6 ovenproof bowls; top with baguette slices and cheese. Broil 3 to 5 min. or until cheese is bubbly and golden brown.

Special Extra

For more flavour, add 1 bay leaf to cooked onions with the thyme. Discard bay leaf before ladling soup into bowls.


  • 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 260
% Daily Value
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 930mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 6g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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