Classic French Onion Soup

Health score
5%
Classic French Onion Soup
45 min.
4
412kcal
47.86%sweetness
88.98%saltiness
58.52%sourness
34.05%bitterness
34.79%savoriness
100%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.3 cup butter salted
  •  onion yellow finely sliced
  • 0.3 Tsp flour 
  • 0.5 cup cooking sherry 
  • cups beef broth 
  • sprigs thyme sprigs fresh
  • sprigs parsley fresh
  •  bay leaves 
  • servings salt and pepper to taste
  • slices crusty baguette french
  • cup gruyere cheese shredded

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • baking sheet
  • ladle
  • oven
  • pot
  • ramekin
  • dutch oven

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat.
  3. Add onions to the pot and sprinkle with flour. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for 45 minutes stirring occasionally. If the onions are cooking too quickly, reduce heat.
  4. When the onions are tender and golden in colour, de-glaze the pan with sherry.
  5. Pour beef broth into the pot and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  6. Add herbs, salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  8. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Butter slices of French bread and bake in the oven for 5-10 minutes until very dry. Set aside.
  9. Remove herb stalks and bay leaf.
  10. Ladle soup portions into four oven safe ramekins. Top with crusty French bread and sprinkle with cheese.
  11. Place ramekins on a cookie sheet and bake uncovered at 400 for 5-10 minutes until cheese is bubbling. Broil for one minute more to brown the top.
  12. Serve warm.
  13. Serves 4

Nutrition Facts

Calories412kcal
Protein18.01%
Fat54.5%
Carbs27.49%

Properties

Glycemic Index
78.94
Glycemic Load
13.06
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
14.072608695652%

Flavonoids

Malvidin
0.02mg
Catechin
0.23mg
Epicatechin
0.17mg
Hesperetin
0.12mg
Naringenin
0.11mg
Apigenin
1.65mg
Luteolin
0.37mg
Isorhamnetin
5.51mg
Kaempferol
0.73mg
Myricetin
0.15mg
Quercetin
22.34mg

Taste

Sweetness:
47.86%
Saltiness:
88.98%
Sourness:
58.52%
Bitterness:
34.05%
Savoriness:
34.79%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:412.06kcal
20.6%
Fat:23.83g
36.66%
Saturated Fat:14.08g
88.03%
Carbohydrates:27.04g
9.01%
Net Carbohydrates:24.36g
8.86%
Sugar:6.59g
7.32%
Cholesterol:66.8mg
22.27%
Sodium:1840.79mg
80.03%
Alcohol:3.09g
17.17%
Protein:17.72g
35.44%
Calcium:420.72mg
42.07%
Phosphorus:311.15mg
31.11%
Vitamin B3:4.03mg
20.13%
Manganese:0.38mg
18.93%
Selenium:13.16µg
18.79%
Vitamin B1:0.27mg
17.79%
Vitamin B2:0.3mg
17.75%
Folate:66.92µg
16.73%
Vitamin A:769.94IU
15.4%
Vitamin K:15.7µg
14.96%
Vitamin B12:0.76µg
12.7%
Vitamin C:10.35mg
12.55%
Iron:2.18mg
12.11%
Potassium:422.74mg
12.08%
Vitamin B6:0.24mg
12.06%
Zinc:1.8mg
12%
Fiber:2.68g
10.73%
Magnesium:42.12mg
10.53%
Vitamin B5:0.54mg
5.37%
Copper:0.1mg
4.95%
Vitamin E:0.54mg
3.61%
Vitamin D:0.2µg
1.32%
Source:Foodista