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30 Minute French Onion Soup - Weight Watchers Freestyle
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Yield: 2 Servings (5 points per serving for blue, green and purple)

Course: Soup
Keyword: freestyle, weight watchers, WWFreestyle
  • 1 medium sized onion
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons red cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups fat-free beef broth
  • Pinch of dry thyme
  • 1/2 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 small slices of a French baguette
  • 2 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. Cut onion into evenly sized slices.

  2. Melt butter in a sauce pan. Add the onions and cook 10-15 minutes or until they are starting to caramelize, stirring frequently.

  3. Add the red cooking wine and stir for 2 minutes.

  4. Add the flour and stir well. Slowly add the beef broth while stirring.

  5. Add the thyme, bay leaf, salt and pepper.

  6. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 10 minutes.

  7. While the soup is cooking toast the bread.

  8. Turn the broiler on high.

  9. Divide the soup into two 10 ounce ramekins. Put one slice of bread in each, then cover with cheese.

  10. Put under the broiler until cheese is melted.