Onion Soup Gratin Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Onions/4 to 5 cups minced onions5 Large
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Peppercorns1⁄4 Teaspoon, coarsely crushed
 Flour1 Tablespoon
 Condensed beef broth31 1⁄2 Ounce (3 Cans, 10 1/2 Ounce Each)
 Water3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Bay leaf1
 French bread slice8 , toasted
 Grated swiss cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 334 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.7 mg

Sodium 1543.5 mg64.3%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 14.2 g

Protein 14 g28.4%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 32.2%

Calcium 19% Iron 8.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Mince the onions.
Heat butter or margarine in heavy saucepan over medium heat.
Add onions and peppercorns.
Cook, stirring frequently until onions are light brown.
Sprinkle onions with flour.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add beef broth, water and bay leaf.
Bring to a boil.
Simmer for 30 to 40 minutes.
Discard bay leaf.
Correct seasonings.
Turn soup into ovenproof soup tureen.
Place toast slices on top and sprinkle with cheese.
Place under broiler or in 400 degree oven until cheese turns golden.
Serves 6 to 8.
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