French Onion Soup - Low Fat
Enjoy the decadence of this rich classic lightened up. This simple and easy French onion soup lets you enjoy without the guilt. Use any leftover bread you might have, it's extra filling using some toasty whole-wheat grain filled bread and it gives a nutritional boost.
or vegetable oil
about 6 large, halved and thinly sliced
minced, or to taste
or to taste
vegetable, reduced salt
red wine vinegar
or sherry vinegar
whole wheat bread
or swiss cheese, shredded
Heat butter and oil in heavy, large saucepan over medium heat.
Add onions, garlic and salt, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
Reduce heat to very low, and cook, stirring occasionally, about 60 minutes, or until onions are very tender and brown.
Then stir in flour, and cook 4 minutes, keep stirring.
Stir in broth, sherry and mustard.
Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often.
Put in sherry vinegar.
Place soup into six heatproof bowls.
Top each with one slice of toast and grated cheese.
Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Watch it carefully, do not burn.