Au Gratin Onion Soup

Au Gratin Onion Soup
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time


Add all
  • 2 oz
    (60 g)


  • 2

    large onions, sliced

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)


  • 4 cups
    (1 L)

    vegetable or chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    dry white wine

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 4 slices

    country bread

  • 5 oz
    (150 g)

    cheese for example sir laurier d'arthabaska, st-paulin


In a frying pan, cook onions in butter about 10 minutes, stirring. Incorporate flour and let it brown, still stirring continuously.

Add broth and white wine. Bring to a boil while stirring. Reduce heat, season, cover and simmer 7 to 8 minutes.

Meanwhile, lightly toast bread slices under broiler, then top with Sir Laurier d'Arthabaska cheese. Return slices to broiler until cheese is golden.

Using a slotted spoon, divide onions between bowls. Pour over broth, place cheese toasts on top and serve immediately.

Source: Féd. producteurs de lait du Québec

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