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The Sneaky Kitchen
French Onion Soup This savory classic will impress your
guests, but is so easy with Watkins Soup Bases
5 medium onions
3 Tablespoons/45 mL butter
1-1/2 quarts/liters water
3 Tablespoons/45 mL
Watkins Beef Soup Base
1 Tablespoon/15 mL
Watkins Onion Soup Base
2 teaspoons/10 mL
Watkins Chicken Soup Base
1/4 teaspoon/1.2 mL
Watkins Black Pepper
Watkins Cayenne Pepper
Pinch of Watkins Thyme
6 slices French bread
1 cup/250 mL shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese
Peel and thinly slice onions. Heat the 3 Tablespoons/45 mL butter in a heavy 3-quart/liter saucepan over low heat; add onions
and cook slowly, stirring until golden brown in color, about 10 minutes.
Gradually blend in the water, Soup bases and seasonings. Bring to a boil;
cover and simmer about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, toast one side of bread
under broiler until golden brown. Butter untoasted side and sprinkle each
slice with 1 Tablespoon/15 mL cheese; broil until
cheese is melted. To serve, place hot soup into ovenproof bowls or mugs;
float French bread slice on top. Sprinkle bowls with remaining
cheese; broil until cheese is bubbly and brown. Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving; Calories 270; Protein 10 g;
Carbohydrates 24 g; Sodium 980 mg; Fat 16 g; Saturated Fat 9 g; Cholesterol 40
mg; Dietary Fiber 2 g.
Search Recipes on the Sneaky Kitchen This delicious recipe was published in a
Watkins catalog. For maximum flavor and quality, prepare only with
Watkins high quality ingredients as indicated.