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Country-Style French Onion Soup

Country-Style French Onion Soup

Chicken broth and Dijon mustard bring out the mellow, rich flavor of onions.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
6 (1 1/4-cup)



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


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


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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 3

    Add all remaining soup ingredients; continue cooking 12-15 minutes or until heated through.

  4. STEP 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. STEP 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 (1 serving)

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