Vegetarian French Onion Soup

Vidalia onions are a sweet variety of onion that work particularly well in French Onion Soup.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 4 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 large Vidalia onions, peeled and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 Tbsp. dried thyme
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 slices French bread
  • 4 oz. Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a medium sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium high heat and cook the onions until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • In a 4-quart slow cooker, pour the sautéed vegetables, thyme, red wine, vegetable broth, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low heat for 4 hours.
  • While the soup is cooking, preheat the oven to the broiler setting. Lightly toast the slices of French bread.
  • To serve, ladle the soup into a broiler-safe bowl, place a slice of the toasted French bread on top of the soup, put a slice of the Swiss cheese on top of the bread, and place the soup under the broiler until the cheese has melted.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 large Vidalia onions, peeled and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 Tbsp. dried thyme
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 slices French bread
  • 4 oz. Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a medium sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium high heat and cook the onions until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • In a 4-quart slow cooker, pour the sautéed vegetables, thyme, red wine, vegetable broth, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low heat for 4 hours.
  • While the soup is cooking, preheat the oven to the broiler setting. Lightly toast the slices of French bread.
  • To serve, ladle the soup into a broiler-safe bowl, place a slice of the toasted French bread on top of the soup, put a slice of the Swiss cheese on top of the bread, and place the soup under the broiler until the cheese has melted.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories510
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium1760mg
Total Carbohydrate55g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars20g
Protein16g