Onion Soup with Gruyere Croutes

Onion Soup with Gruyère Crôutes 150 Image by: Onion Soup with Gruyère Crôutes 150 Author: Canadian Living

This traditional soup becomes even more popular with this streamlined prep.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2008

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 onions thinly sliced (about 3 lb/1.5 kg)
  • 2 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 4 cups sodium-reduced beef stock
  • 4 cups Homemade Vegetable Stock Recipe
  • 8 Gruyere Croutes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Method

Gruyere Croutes

Homemade Vegetable Stock

In Dutch oven, heat oil and butter over medium heat; cook onions, stirring, until rich golden-brown, about 40 minutes.

Add garlic, thyme, bay leaf, salt and pepper; cook for 5 minutes.

Add wine and bring to boil; cook until no liquid remains. Stir in stock and 2 cups (500 mL) water; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Discard bay leaf. (Make-ahead: Let cool; refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Float Gruyere Croutes on each serving; sprinkle with thyme.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 781 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 238.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 19 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 18.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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