beefy french onion soup
- 1 pound Ground Beef
- 2 cans (10-1/2 oz each) condensed French onion soup
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 4 slices Swiss cheese
- 4 slices French bread, cut 1-inch thick
Heat large saucepan or nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from saucepan with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef to saucepan.
Add soup and amount of water according to soup can directions. Stir in thyme; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
Cut cheese to fit bread slices; top bread with cheese. Place bread slices on rack in broiler pan so surface of bread is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted and golden brown.
Evenly ladle soup into 4 bowls. Top each bowl with 1 bread slice.
Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef: 433 calories; 23 g fat(10 g saturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat); 100 mg cholesterol; 1447 mg sodium; 22 g carbohydrate; 2.2 g fiber; 33 g protein; 6.2 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 3.1 mcg vitamin B12; 3.2 mg iron; 29.9 mcg selenium; 6.5 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitaminB6, vitaminB12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of iron.
Nutrition information per serving, using 95% lean ground beef: 366 calories; 15 g fat(7 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 100 mg cholesterol; 1442 mg sodium; 22 g carbohydrate; 2.2 g fiber; 35 g protein; 7.4 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.9 mcg vitamin B12; 3.5 mg iron; 29.3 mcg selenium; 7.1 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitaminB6, vitaminB12, iron, selenium and zinc.