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French Onion Soup

The onions are cooked in wine instead of butter to cut the calories. Serve with a salad with a no-fat dressing to complete the meal.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place the onions and wine in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Reduce the heat, partially cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes, or until the onions are soft.
  3. Add the broth and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes to blend the flavors.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  5. Place the bread on a baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes, or until just lightly browned. Place the cheese on top of the bread and bake for 1 minute, or until cheese melts.
  6. Ladle the soup into bowls and float the bread on top.
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This soups is very tasty and very filling. I had it as a meal all by itself and it was fantastic!
21 Aug 07 by member: JEllis
In Phase 1 - no bread is allowed. However, this sounds great for a PHase 2 recipe.
21 Aug 07 by member: apintchuck
This sounds great but what can u use in place of wine? No alcohol in my house.
27 Oct 07 by member: sweetgirl42

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 375 calories in 1 serving of French Onion Soup.
Calorie break-down: 19% fat, 37% carbs, 44% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 65
Calories 375
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.24g 11%
  Saturated Fat 4.103g 21%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.446g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g  
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 1481mg 62%
Potassium 526mg  
Total Carbohydrate 32.61g 11%
  Dietary Fiber 2.3g 9%
  Sugars 9.37g  
Protein 38.11g  
 
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 112% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
19%
of RDI*
(375 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (37%)
 
Fat (19%)
 
Protein (44%)
Carbohydrates, 32.61g (37%) Fat, 7.24g (19%) Protein, 38.11g (44%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories