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.

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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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