French Onion Soup

Points® value

Meal Items


1 small, (thinly sliced)

canned fat-free beef broth

1½ cup(s)

plain baked potato

medium, (one 1/2-inch-thick slice)

pasteurized process Swiss cheese

1 oz

low-fat Swiss cheese

1 oz, one slice


Preheat broiler. Meanwhile, coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray; sauté onion in saucepan until tender, about 3 minutes. Add broth to saucepan and heat through. Pour soup into a 2-cup ovenproof bowl and place potato slice over soup; top with slice of cheese. Place bowl on small baking sheet. Broil soup 4 inches from heat source for 1 minute or until cheese melts. (TIME-SAVER TIP: Making this Core-friendly soup is a snap if you bring home a baked potato, or part of one, from a restaurant or salad bar.)