French Onion Soup

IngredientsBeverage Alcohol, Bread, Vegetables
Menu PartSoup
Cuisine TypeFrench
french onion soup

Source: Elizabeth Jane Bivins Culinary Center, Amarillo, Texas

Substituting olive oil for butter and wheat bread for a baguette reduces the calorie count of this indulgent soup.


1/2 cup olive oil
1 tub Minors Beef Stock
5 gal. water
#20 red onion, sliced
2 quarts Marsala wine
1 cup kosher salt
1/2 cup black pepper
2 cups granulated sugar
4 loaves wheat bread, sliced
#2 provolone, sliced


  1. Saute onions in oil with salt, pepper and sugar. Allow to slightly caramelize.
  2. Deglaze with Marsala wine, reduce to au sec.
  3. Add Minors Beef Base to cold water, add to pot. Simmer at least 30-45 minutes.
  4. Season to taste.
  5. Toast bread slices. Top with provolone. Broil au gratin.
  6. Ladle soup into bowl. Garnish with toast directly on top.

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