26 Jan French Onion Soup
FRENCH ONION SOUP
- 1 tsp vegetable oil
- 4 cups thinly sliced yellow onions
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 4 cups reduced sodium beef broth (fat free)
- 3 tbsp port wine (optional)
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 4 ½- inch slices ciabatta baguette
- 4 oz shredded reduced fat Swiss cheese
- Chopped green onion for topping (optional)
In a stockpot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic. Cook for about 45 minutes or until onions reach a golden brown color (i.e. caramelized), stirring frequently.
Add broth, port (optional), thyme and pepper; stir. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
While soup is simmering, preheat oven to 350°F. Spread ciabatta slices on a baking sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Ladle soup into 4 oven safe bowls. Top with toasted baguette slice and cheese. Bake at 350°F until cheese is melted and slightly browned. Serve immediately.
WW Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 7*
*The Freestyle™ SmartPoints® values for these recipes were calculated by Inmyel and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the SmartPoints® registered trademark.
Nutritional analysis is from The Food Processor® Nutrition and Fitness Software by ESHA Research, Inc., version 11.3.285©, 2017.
Nutrition information and SmartPoints® values do not include any optional ingredients. Both should be considered approximate