Simple French Onion Soup Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Onions2 Large, thinly sliced
 Flour2 Teaspoon
 Onion soup1 Can (10 oz)
 Water120 Milliliter (1 Soup Can)
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic powder To Taste
 Toasted french bread slices6
 Swiss cheese2 Cup (32 tbs), shredded
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 584 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g43.9%

Saturated Fat 16.2 g81.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 79.7 mg

Sodium 985.9 mg41.1%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.4%

Sugars 16.1 g

Protein 26 g51.2%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 19.3%

Calcium 59.4% Iron 12.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In clay pot or microproof casserole, cook onions in butter 7 minutes on HIGH, stirring three times.
Stir in flour, then add soup, water and wine and cook on HIGH 5 minutes longer.
Taste for seasoning.
To serve, place buttered toast slice in onion soup bowl, sprinkle with garlic powder, add soup and top with cheese.
Reheat at 80% power 1-2 minutes per serving to just melt cheese.
Over cooking will make it tough and stringy.
Makes four servings.