Hearty Onion Soup

Author: Canadian Living

A vegetarian version of the traditional French favourite, this delicious soup is hearty and utterly decadent with its cap of melted cheese.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 onions thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or parsley
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 2 cups croutons
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onions, carrots and sugar, stirring often, until onions are golden, about 15 minutes. Add garlic and thyme; cook for 3 minutes. Add stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer for 10 minutes. Add vinegar, salt and pepper.

Place 4 ovenproof soup bowls on baking sheet. Ladle soup into bowls; sprinkle with croutons then cheese. Broil until cheese is bubbly, about 2 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1536 mg
  • Protein 19 g
  • Calories 318.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 31 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 31.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 100.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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