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French Onion Soup

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  • 4 yellow onions (large)
  • 2 sweet onions (large)
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine (I used Chardonnay)
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 6 baguettes (diagonally sliced, 1/2 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 slices Gruyere cheese
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    Calories430Calories from Fat160
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat160
    Total Carbohydrate52g17%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Susie 20 days ago
    Followed the recipe without the wine A little sweet to me so I added soy sauce Yes I would make this again Thank you
    Lama 2 months ago
    Tastes exactly like the ones I have had in France ! Extremely delicious!
    Marsha Kaiser 5 months ago
    Fantastic. Used mostly sweet onions. May use more yellow next time.
    Lisette Garcia 5 months ago
    It was delish! Added a couple more onions but kept everything else the same and it was stupendous! 🔥
    Ceci Gross 6 months ago
    Very very good! We halved the recipe but kept the full amount of white wine. Finally a recipe that makes it worth it to cook homemade onion soup rather than buying the pretty good frozen one from Trader Joe’s.
    SlickLineCook 6 months ago
    It was really good but a tad sweet for me Would deck make it again but maybe use a red wine instead of white
    Natalie Klobuchar 7 months ago
    The recipe is great but this gets a sh!t rating because the ingredients in the direction link are different. Screen your recipes better, Yummly. I already did my shopping based on the apps ingredient info - you’re usually really consistent & this was a bummer. Had to go back out to get everything - during a pandemic. Booooo.
    Tamara Schellhase 7 months ago
    Loved it! Just make sure to cook onions low and slow until they are deep carmel color. Patience.
    Jamie Shields 7 months ago
    Amazing! Takes a while to make but worth it!
    Jody Kremzar 8 months ago
    Awesome! A keeper!! The entire family loved it!
    Lima 8 months ago
    I made this today for lunch and it turned out FANTASTIC. I really took my time with the onions i carmilized then for about an hour and a half. I did make a few modifications: red wine instead of white the flavor was so much closer in my opinion, i also added flour to the onions after the first 30 minutes, added a clove of garlic and a dash of Worcestershire sauce just before i added the beef broth i also added a cup of chicken stock. It turned out sooooo good. I’ll definitely have to make more next time!
    Olivia Lord 8 months ago
    Pretty good. I only had boullion for the beef/chicken and it turned out great. Make sure to get a dry wine - mine was on the sweeter side. I did the instant pot version and it came out beautifully!
    Erin Penny- Fox a year ago
    Turned out pretty good. It was a little on the sweet side. We will definitively make it again.
    i added pieces of bread because it only had onions which made it cooler. also it doesn’t look like the picture at all. also, as a beginning cook, i would’ve liked a bit more guidance on how to specifically caramelize the onions, but i eventually did figure it out.
    Jenni Smith 2 years ago
    Pretty good, would make again but with red wine instead of white and maybe 2 more cups of beef broth. I prefer a darker French onion soup with more liquid
    Zanon 2 years ago
    Pretty good. I also added 1/2 cup red wine, 1 teaspoon crushed garlic and 1 teaspoon onion powder. I will make it again.
    Sandy Fielder 2 years ago
    Fantastic very tasty
    Lin 2 years ago
    Amazing, changed a few things but was the best I’ve had. Onions took even longer than expected but it was worth it. Thanks!
    andy Hill 3 years ago
    Very easy to make and tasted great
    Glen Kauffman 3 years ago
    Fantastic comfort food. warms you from inside out. All that chewy melty gruyere ... oh my, maybe i have some more onions around here somewhere ...
    Sandy Stamp 3 years ago
    I am not a person that uses salt but I felt it needed some so when I added it it was awesome!
    Hemma G. 4 years ago
    really good!! nice and warming for the cold weather. tastes just like the restaurants serve it :)