Swiss Cheese and Onion Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by talibaba

from the Moosewood Cookbook

Top Review by iris5555

Five stars isn't enough for this delicious soup. Exceptional flavors! The only change I might make next time is to cook the onions longer so that they are a bit carmelized. Thank you for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 tbs. butter in a saucepan. Add garlic, onion, mustard and salt. Saute until tender.
  2. Add water. Cover and simmer over low heat.
  3. In a separate saucepan, melt remaining 3 Tbs. butter. Whisk in 3 Tbs. flour and cook, whisking over low heat, one minute.
  4. Add milk. Cook, whisking, until uniform and thick, 5-8 minutes.
  5. Add horseradish, Sherry and cheese.
  6. Add cheese sauce to onion and mix thoroughly. Add pepper, tamari, Tabasco and Worcestershire. Cook over low heat 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste, then serve with some fresh grated cheese on top.

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