Recipe by Crocheting Mama
I found this recipe on the back of the Swanson broth can. I am posting for ZWT3 as this is a classic French recipe and this seems a lot easier than most recipes and doesn't make a TON! There are 580 pages of results for French Onion Soup so I did the best I could to not duplicate! Hope this is ok and I hope this recipe turns out as good as it looks.
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 3⁄4 lb onion, halved and thinly sliced (about 2 1/2 cups)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 (14 ounce) cans reduced-sodium fat-free beef broth (Swanson recommended, 3 1/2 cups total)
- 1⁄4 cup dry white wine or 1⁄4 cup dry vermouth
- 4 slices French bread, toasted (optional -- rub bread with garlic clove before toasting)
- 1⁄2 cup swiss cheese, shredded
Directions See How It's Made
- Heat oil in saucepot. Add onions. Cover and cook over low heat 15 minutes.
- Uncover. Add sugar and cook over medium heat 15 minutes, or until onions are golden.
- Add flour and cook and stir 1 minutes. Add broth and wine. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes.
- Divide soup among four bowls. Top each with bread and cheese. (I'm sure you could also toast under the broiler for a minute or two if you have oven proof bowls.