French Onion Beef Soup


Soup, Chili & Stew
French Onion Beef Soup

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    This delicious, rich soup is topped with lightly-toasted baguette slices and covered in melted Swiss cheese.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 5
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee Select olive oil
    1 lbs. beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    2 large yellow onions, thinly sliced
    1 (32 oz) container Hy-Vee beef stock
    ½ c. dry red wine
    1 ½ tsp. Hy-Vee Worcestershire sauce
    1 Hy-Vee bay leaf
    5 (3/4-inch-thick) slices French baguette, toasted
    ½ c. shredded Swiss cheese

    Things To Grab

    • 4-quart Dutch oven
    • Spoon
    • Baking sheet
    • Ladle
    • 5 soup bowls


    1. Heat olive oil in a 4-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat.

    2. Brown beef. Remove beef from Dutch oven and set aside. Reserve drippings.

    3. Add butter to reserved drippings and heat over medium-low. Add onions and cook, covered, until onions are golden, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.

    4. Stir in beef, stock, wine, Worcestershire sauce and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Discard bay leaf.

    5. Meanwhile, place toasted baguette slices on baking sheet and sprinkle with cheese. Broil 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.

    6. Ladle soup into bowls and top with a bread slice.

    Nutrition facts


    460 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 22g
    • Cholesterol: 80mg
    • Sodium: 760mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g
    • Protein: 25g

    Daily Values

    Iron 20%
    Calcium 10%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Beef Stock container.