Continental Onion Soup

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr 10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This delightful soup doesn't have to be off limits. Adjust the ingredients a bit and you get all the flavor for a much lower calorie count than the original recipe.

Ingredients

Vegetable oil

2 Tbsp

Uncooked onion(s)

6 medium, thinly sliced

All-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

Sherry (dry or sweet)

2 Tbsp

Fat-free beef broth

6 cup(s)

Table salt

tsp, to taste

Black pepper

tsp, to taste

French bread

6 slice(s), cut 1/2 inch thick and toasted

Gruyère cheese

oz, finely grated

Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick pot, heat oil and very slowly sauté onions over medium-high heat until they are golden, about 40 minutes. Stir occassionally to make sure onions don`t stick to pan.
  2. Add flour and mix to combine. Slowly pour in sherry and broth, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Season to taste.