French Onion Soup in Under an Hour

READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 34
    lb onion, halved and thinly sliced (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 14
    teaspoon sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2
    (14 ounce) cans reduced-sodium fat-free beef broth (Swanson recommended, 3 1/2 cups total)
  • 14
  • 4
    slices French bread, toasted (optional -- rub bread with garlic clove before toasting)
  • 12
    cup swiss cheese, shredded
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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