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Three-Onion French Onion Soup

01:30:00 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (184 g) each
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8 servings, 1/8 recipe (184 g) each

Want to enjoy a taste of comfort food at its best? How about a rich flavourful beef broth flavoured with sweet caramelized onions topped with crispy baguette slices and melted cheese? This easy-to-make version of the time-honoured classic, French onion soup, features three kinds of onions, including sweet onions, red onions and yellow onions. Cozy up to a bowl at your next dinner party, a fantastic skiing weekend dinner, or any cold and wintery night.

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  • Melt butter with oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions; cook 10 min. or until tender, stirring frequently. Simmer on medium-low heat 40 min. or until onions are golden brown, stirring occasionally and adding garlic and thyme for the last 5 min.
  • Stir in dry sherry; cook and stir on medium-high heat 1 min. Add beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, sherry vinegar and bay leaves; stir. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Cover, simmer on medium-low heat 20 min., stirring occasionally. Remove and discard bay leaves and thyme sprigs.
  • Heat broiler. Ladle soup into 8 ovenproof bowls; top with toast slices and cheese.
  • Broil, 4 inches from heat, 3 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted and golden brown.

Make Ahead

Prepare soup as directed; cool, then refrigerate up to 2 days. When ready to serve, bring soup to boil. Ladle into ovenproof bowls and continue as directed.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite variety of Renée's Dressing.


Omit the dry sherry, and increase the beef broth to 7-1/4 cups.


  • 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (184 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (184 g) each
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 670mg
Carbohydrate 24g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 8g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 8 %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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