Food Recipes Rich French Onion Soup 3.3 (216) 9 Reviews By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on April 26, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: bonchan/Getty Images Hands On Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs Yield: 8 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 pounds onions (about 6 medium), thinly sliced kosher salt and black pepper 1 cup dry white wine 2 cups low-sodium beef broth 8 1/2-inch-thick slices country bread, halved crosswise if necessary to fit serving bowls 2 cups grated Gruyere or Swiss cheese 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves Directions Heat the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions, 1¼ teaspoons salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the onions are golden brown, 50 to 60 minutes. Add the wine and cook until slightly reduced, about 2 minutes. Add the broth and 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat broiler. Place the bread on a broilerproof baking sheet and broil until golden brown and crisp, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Sprinkle with the cheese and broil until melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Divide the soup among bowls, top with the toasts, and sprinkle with the thyme. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 372 Calories 18g Fat 37g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 372 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 52mg 17% Sodium 580mg 25% Total Carbohydrate 37g 13% Total Sugars 10g Protein 15g Calcium 333mg 26% Iron 2mg 11% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.