Light & Easy
French Onion Soup
- 1 Tbsp butter or margarine
- 3 medium yellow or sweet onions, thinly sliced
- 1 (14 oz) can low-sodium beef broth
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1 cup water
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp dried thyme, or 1 tsp fresh thyme
1/4 tsp sugar
1 French baguette, sliced into 3 small slices
3 slices of Swiss cheese
Melt butter in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook 5-7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in beef broth, wine, water, garlic, bay leaf, thyme and sugar; heat to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 20 minutes.
Divide soup between 3 small ovenproof bowls. Top with slices of baguette and Swiss cheese.
Place bowls under preheated broiler 5 inches from heat; broil 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.