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Nutritional Facts: French Onion Soup: the Cook's Illustrated Way

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  3 tablespoons (43g)
unsalted butter
6 large (900g)
yellow onions
1 to taste (0g)
salt
2 cups (474g)
water
1 tablespoon (16g)
balsamic vinegar
4 cups (960g)
low sodium chicken broth
2 cups (480g)
beef broth
1/4 cup (59g)
dry red wine
6 sprigs (0g)
fresh thyme
1 (0g)
bay leaves
2 sprigs (0g)
fresh parsley leaves
1 to taste (0g)
ground black pepper
1 to taste (0g)
croutons
1 (1,024g)
baguette
4 1/2 ounces (128g)
swiss cheese
1 1/2 ounces (0g)
asiago cheese
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.3 1.2 n/a 5 1
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 6.2 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 6 1
Arginine (g) 0.0 0.9 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.7 1.2 n/a 6 1
Ash (g) 0.0 3.2 n/a 0.5 0.1 1.9 5.0 0.2 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 22.3 3.5 n/a 37 6
Aspartic acid (g) 0.0 0.8 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4.6 2.0 n/a 7 1
Beta-sitosterol (mg) 1.7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 0
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Calcium (mg) 10.2 207.0 n/a 14.2 4.3 38.4 28.8 4.7 n/a 0.5 n/a n/a n/a 450.6 1,010.9 n/a 1,770 295
Calories 305.4 360.0 n/a 0.0 14.1 153.6 33.6 50.0 n/a 0.2 n/a n/a n/a 2,959.4 485.6 n/a 4,362 727
Calories (kj) 1,277.6 1,494.0 n/a 0.0 59.0 643.2 139.2 209.3 n/a 0.8 n/a n/a n/a 12,390.4 2,033.3 n/a 18,247 3,041
Campesterol (mg) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 84.1 n/a 0.0 2.7 11.5 0.2 1.5 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 577.9 6.9 n/a 685 114
Cholesterol (mg) 91.6 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 117.6 n/a 209 35
Copper (mg) 0.0 0.4 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 1.4 0.1 n/a 2 0
Cystine (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2.4 0.4 n/a 3 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 0.0 15.3 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 24.6 0.0 n/a 40 7
Folate (mcg) 1.3 171.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 9.6 0.6 n/a 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 1,515.5 7.7 n/a 1,706 284
Folate, DFE (mcg) 1.3 171.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 9.6 0.6 n/a 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 2,355.2 7.7 n/a 2,545 424
Folate, food (mcg) 1.3 171.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 9.6 0.6 n/a 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 317.4 7.7 n/a 508 85
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 1,198.1 0.0 n/a 1,198 200
Fructose n/a 11.6 n/a n/a 1.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 13 2
Galactose n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) n/a 17.7 n/a n/a 1.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.6 n/a 20 3
Glutamic acid (g) 0.1 2.3 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 33.7 7.3 n/a 43 7
Glycine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.7 0.6 n/a 5 1
Histidine (g) 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2.2 1.4 n/a 4 1
Iron (mg) 0.0 1.9 n/a 0.0 0.1 2.0 0.8 0.3 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 37.2 0.3 n/a 43 7
Isoleucine (g) 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.8 2.0 n/a 6 1
Lactose n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.1 n/a 0 0
Leucine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7.0 3.8 n/a 11 2
Lysine (g) 0.0 0.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.0 3.3 n/a 7 1
Magnesium (mg) 0.9 90.0 n/a 4.7 1.9 9.6 9.6 7.1 n/a 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 286.7 48.6 n/a 459 77
Maltose n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.8 n/a 1 0
Manganese (mg) 0.0 1.2 n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 5.4 0.0 n/a 7 1
Methionine (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.6 1.0 n/a 3 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 9.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 2.6 0.4 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 3.6 9.3 n/a 25 4
Niacin (mg) 0.0 1.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 13.2 3.7 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 48.7 0.1 n/a 67 11
Pantothenic acid (mg) 0.0 1.1 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a 0.1 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3.4 0.5 n/a 5 1
Phenylalanine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5.0 2.1 n/a 7 1
Phosphorus (mg) 10.2 261.0 n/a 0.0 3.0 288.0 62.4 13.5 n/a 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 1,167.4 724.6 n/a 2,530 422
Phytosterols n/a 135.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 135 23
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 1.3 0.2 n/a 0.0 n/a 1.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 8.1 1.2 n/a 12 2
Potassium (mg) 10.2 1,314.0 n/a 4.7 17.9 825.6 259.2 74.7 n/a 0.3 n/a n/a n/a 1,310.7 98.4 n/a 3,916 653
Proline (g) 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11.4 4.7 n/a 16 3
Protein (g) 0.4 9.9 n/a 0.0 0.1 19.2 5.5 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 120.3 34.4 n/a 190 32
Retinol (mcg) 285.8 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 273.5 n/a 559 93
Riboflavin (mg) 0.0 0.2 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.3 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 2.9 0.4 n/a 4 1
Saturated Fat (g) 21.9 0.4 n/a 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.5 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 5.1 22.7 n/a 52 9
Selenium (mcg) 0.4 4.5 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 3.4 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 277.5 23.3 n/a 309 52
Serine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4.6 2.1 n/a 7 1
Sodium (mg) 4.7 36.0 n/a 14.2 3.7 288.0 1,785.6 2.4 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 5,253.1 245.4 n/a 7,633 1,272
Starch n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Stigmasterol (mg) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Sucrose n/a 8.9 n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.2 n/a 9 2
Sugar (g) 0.0 38.2 n/a 0.0 2.4 1.2 0.0 0.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 26.2 1.7 n/a 70 12
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 0.0 0.4 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 4.4 0.1 n/a 5 1
Threonine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2.9 1.3 n/a 4 1
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 1.0 0.2 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.8 0.5 n/a 3 1
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Total Fat (g) 34.6 0.9 n/a 0.0 0.0 5.8 1.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 18.7 35.5 n/a 97 16
TransFatty acids n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.2 0.5 n/a 2 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.9 2.2 n/a 4 1
Valine (g) 0.0 0.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4.4 2.7 n/a 7 1
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 1,064.6 18.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 n/a 3.7 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 1,060.7 n/a 2,148 358
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 291.4 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.2 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 281.2 n/a 573 95
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.1 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 1.0 0.3 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 4.3 n/a 6 1
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.0 1.1 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 1.0 0.1 n/a 2 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 66.6 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 2.0 0.0 n/a 69 11
Vitamin D (IU) 25.6 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 25.6 n/a 51 9
Water (g) 7.6 802.0 n/a 473.5 12.2 921.6 468.2 50.9 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 284.8 47.4 n/a 3,068 511
Zinc (mg) 0.0 1.5 n/a 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 9.5 5.6 n/a 18 3

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