Hearty French Onion Soup

33 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

This classic soup only needs 15 minutes of prep. It's a perfect addition to any Fall meal.

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  • Heat dressing in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in broth, water and thyme. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 5 min.
  • Heat broiler. Ladle soup into 8 ovenproof bowls; top with croutons and cheese. Broil, 3 to 4 inches from heat, 2 to 3 min. or until cheese is melted.

How to Shed No Tears

To avoid crying while peeling or slicing onions, just chill them in the freezer for 10 to 15 min. before slicing. Or, peel the onions under cold running water.

Creative Leftovers

Using seasoned croutons takes the fuss out of toasting bread slices.

Special Extra

When entertaining, add 1/4 cup Port or brandy to the soup with the broth.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 100
% Daily Value
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 2 %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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