Swiss Onion Soup

8
Serves
223
Calories
16
Nutrients
19
Vitamins

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 medium onions , thinly sliced
2 cups cubed, crusty French bread
1 teaspoon granulated sugar (optional)
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 pound good quality Swiss or Gruyere cheese , diced
3 cups reduced-fat 1% milk

Cooking Instructions

1. Have melt the butter over moderate heat in a large heavy stockpot or Dutch oven. Add the onions, season with salt and pepper and cook until soft but not colored, 15 minutes.

2. can cut the bread into medium dice and add it to the pot along with the sugar. Stir constantly for about 1 minute, so the bread absorbs the butter.

3. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes. can add the cheese slowly. Stirring can be a . Reduce to a low simmer. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.

4. Meanwhile heat the milk in the microwave until it is steaming. Slowly stir it into the pot. (Note: Do not let the soup boil or the cheese will separate and the milk will curdle.) Serve immediately.

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 8

Calories
223
Protein
11 g
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
0 g
Sugar
9 g
Total Fat
10 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
27 mg
Percent Calories from Protein
20 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
42 %
Percent Calories from Fat
38 %

Vitamin A
439 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
1 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
1 mcg
Biotin
1 mcg
Vitamin C
3 mg
Vitamin D
37 IU
Folate
32 mcg
Vitamin E
0 IU
Vitamin K
0 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
0 mg
Calcium
305 mg
Iron
1 mg
Phosphorus
178 mg
Potassium
237 mg
Sodium
333 mg
Zinc
1 mg