French Onion Soup with Beef Broth

Yield: 100 servings

Ingredientsonions
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 25 pounds white onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup dry sherry or cognac
  • 5 gallons beef stock
  • 4 ounces fresh thyme, chopped
  • 8 ounces chives, chopped
  • 1 ounce black pepper
Procedure

In a soup pot over medium heat, add butter and oil. When butter is melted, add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally so onions do not burn. As soon as onions start to brown, approximately 15 minutes, reduce heat to medium-low and stir more often, until onions are a rich brown color, about 45 minutes. Add sherry or cognac and beef stock. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Simmer 20 minutes. Add thyme, chives, and pepper. Serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/100 of recipe

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% Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Source: Harvard University Dining Services

100 Servings

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Ingredients

1 cup olive oil
4 oz. butter
25 lb white onions, thinly sliced
1 cup dry sherry or cognac
5 gallons beef stock
4 oz. fresh thyme, chopped
8 oz. chives, chopped
1 oz black pepper

Procedure

In a soup pot over medium heat, add butter and oil. When butter is melted, add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally so onions do not burn. As soon as onions start to brown, approximately 15 minutes, reduce heat to medium-low and stir more often, until onions are a rich brown color, about 45 minutes. Add sherry or cognac and beef stock. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Simmer 20 minutes. Add thyme, chives, and pepper. Serve.

Nutrition Information
Serving Size: 1/100 of recipe

Amount Per Serving
Calories 92 Calories from Fat 30
 
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3 g
5%
      Saturated Fat 1 g
5%
      Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 3 mg
1%
Sodium 735 mg
31%

Total Carbohydrate 11 g

4%
      Dietary Fiber 2 g
9%
      Sugars 7 g
Protein 2 g
 
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%

Source: Harvard University Dining Services

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