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Le Cafe Ile St. Louis Onion Soup Gratinee – this is a new take on the classic French Onion Soup.

Make a bowl the Le Cafe Ile St. Louis Onion Soup Gratinee at home. 
Course Soup
Cuisine French
Keyword French Onion Soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Calories 370kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 1 pound sliced onion
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 4 ounces white wine
  • 1/2 gallon chicken stock
  • 1/2 gallon beef stock
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 loaf French Bread sliced and toasted
  • 1/2 pound shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • In a hot skillet, add butter and onions. Caramelize the onions. Deglaze with 4 ounces white wine and reduce. Add the chicken stock, beef stock, thyme, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Adjust taste if needed. Pour soup into bowl and cover with the toasted bread and cheese. Place under broiler until cheese is melted and golden brown.


Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 1202mg | Potassium: 692mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 281mg | Iron: 2.6mg
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