Country-Style French Onion Soup

Country-Style French Onion Soup
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Chicken broth and Dijon mustard bring out the mellow, rich flavor of onions.
15 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
6 (1 1/4-cup) servings

Ingredients

Soup

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
4 medium (4 cups)
onions, sliced 1/8-inch
 
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
2 1/2 cups
water
1/4 cup
chopped fresh parsley
2 (10 1/2-ounce) cans
beef or chicken broth
2 tablespoons
country-style Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon
dried basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
1/4 teaspoon
dried thyme leaves

Croutons

1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 teaspoon
dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
3 cups
cubed 1-inch bread

Topping

8 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Provolone Cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in saucepan until sizzling; add onions and 1/2 teaspoon garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 7-10 minutes or until onions are tender.
  3. Add all remaining soup ingredients; continue cooking 12-15 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Melt 1/4 cup butter in 13x9-inch baking pan in oven. Stir in 1 teaspoon basil and 1/2 teaspoon garlic. Add bread cubes; toss to coat. Bake, stirring occasionally, 10-15 minutes or until toasted.
  5. Pour soup into oven-proof bowls; place 1 slice cheese in each bowl. Bake 8-12 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned. Serve with croutons.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
300
Cholesterol
45mg
Carbohydrates
22g
Protein
12g
Fat
19g
Sodium
960mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

it was great - no thyme in my soup though, I'm not a thyme fan. a sprinkle of oregano is a good replacement - but it was fine without either.

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