French Onion & Leek Soup

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr 25 min
  • total: 1 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    Rich, hearty broth, crunchy bread and gooey cheese make this bowl of french onion soup pure comfort food goodness.

    Ingredients

    • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
    • 2 lbs onion, cut in half and sliced into half moons
    • 1 lb leeks, white and pale green parts, sliced and washed thoroughly
    • 4 oz shallots, (about 2 large), diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 Tbsp Wondra flour (or all-purpose)
    • 1 Tbsp light brown sugar
    • 1 Tbsp sherry vinegar
    • 1½ cups dry white wine
    • 1 quart beef stock
    • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme, minced
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1-2 tsp kosher salt
    • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 Tbsp port
    • 1 baguette
    • 8 oz gruyere, grated

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 576 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 31.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 56.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 60 mg 20.06%
    • Sodium: 990 mg 41.25%
    • Calcium: 530 mg 52.97%
    • Potassium: 908 mg 25.94%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.33%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 22 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 37.43%
    • Vitamin C 37.38%
    • Vitamin D 2.47%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables6
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol2
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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