Rather French Onion Soup

200 mins (prep 20, cooking 180)
16 ingredients
6 servings
My (and my mom's) version of the classic French Onion Soup. Using Julia's recipe as a base, this uses butter and bacon fat to saute, gets a splash of cognac and a cup of wine along with the rich, flavourful beef stock. My stepbrother (who requested it in the first place) ate two huge bowls!

Categories:  onions , taste~mood , free-of... , <-4-hours , soups-&-stews , french , time-to-make , egg-free , nut-free , lunch~snacks , european , clear-soup , inexpensive , vegetable , savory , from-scratch ,
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Serving Size (441.14 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 929.33 Calories from Fat 358.29
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39.81g 367.44%
Saturated Fat 22.54g 676.18%
Trans Fat 0.32g %
Cholesterol 98.88mg 197.76%
Sodium 76395.72mg 19098.93%
Total Carbohydrate 58.06g 116.11%
Dietary Fiber 0.26 g 6.33%
Sugars 46.91 g %
Protein 72.7g 872.45%
Vitamin A 810.48IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 794.89mg% Iron 7.36mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
rendered bacon fat, large, low sodium, fresh thyme, slices french bread