Creamy Swiss Onion Soup

Total Time
1hr 5mins
20 mins
45 mins

I got this recipe from Quick Cooking Magazine a couple of years ago. This is delicious and pretty easy to make. Great for onion soup lovers and fancy dinners.

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  1. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter; toss with bread cubes.
  2. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes; turn and bake 7 minutes longer or until toasted.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, sauté onions in remaining butter until lightly browned, about 12 minutes.
  5. Stir in water and bouillon; bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Combine flour and 1/2 cup of milk until smooth; gradually stir into onion mixture.
  8. Stir in remaining milk.
  9. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes, stirring until thickened.
  10. Reduce heat to low; stir in 3/4 cup Swiss cheese and pepper.
  11. Ladle into 4 oven proof bowls; sprinkle with reserved croutons and remaining cheese.
  12. Broil 4 inches from heat until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  13. Garnish with chives.