Swiss Cheese and Onion Soup

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

from the Moosewood Cookbook

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.


Most Helpful

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.

iris5555 November 20, 2005

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