French Onion Soup IV

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  • Published Dec 24th
  • Servings6
  • Calories393
My husband brought this bachelor recipe with him when we got married. It is easy, a people pleaser, very filling, and can also create an elegant atmosphere for a special dinner.

French Onion Soup IV Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious French Onion Soup IV for 6 servings:

  • 1 onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans beef consomme
  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 8 ounces sliced Swiss cheese
  • 7 slices French bread

French Onion Soup IV Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook French Onion Soup IV easily:

  1. 1 In a large pot over medium high heat, saute the onions in the butter or margarine for about 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the consomme, broth, water and wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. 3 In individual oven-proof bowls, break up Swiss cheese slices and place one slice in the bottom of each bowl. Place one slice of bread on each slice of cheese. Ladle in the soup, place another slice of bread on top and cover with more Swiss cheese. Put bowls in the oven and allow cheese to melt on top.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 393 calories; 19.3 grams of fat; 23.6 grams of carbohydrates; 26 grams of protein; 36 milligrams of cholesterol; 8623 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 21st 2012

    i followed it almost all the way. Just made two bowls.Very good recipe

  2. Apr 15th 2012

    I lost my recipe that I normally use to make homemade french onion soup and ran across this one. Sooo glad that I did. It was perfect! If you use everything that's in the recipe, it's perfec ...

  3. Mar 6th 2012

    Best French Onion Soup I have had. Very good, not too salty. I used fat free beef broth and added half a teaspoon of thyme, we also used croutons instead of french bread, delicious...Thanks!

  4. Jan 19th 2011

    I have always felt intimidated by french onion soup recipes. Not anymore! This was great and super easy to make. I didnt put the bread on the bottom of the bowls because the bread floats to ...

  5. Dec 12th 2010

    I haven't made many French Onion soups and it has been a very long time since I did but I have no complaints. I did sub the margarine for unsalted butter because I haven't bought margarine i ...

  6. Feb 27th 2010

    I had no cosomme. I substittued with beef broth ,3 Tblspn flour and 2 Tspn tyme and 2 garlic cloves. PERFECT!!!! I was wonderful and the house smelled great. If I can find cosomme I 'll tr ...

  7. Dec 16th 2009

    Not bad for a quick and easy soup recipe :)

  8. May 30th 2009

    It was delicious. First time I made it.

  9. Mar 1st 2000

    Today I tried my first recipe from this site. Kudos to Jessica Dezendorf (or perhaps her husband). Quick, easy and tasty.