Swiss Onion Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Chef Regina V. Smith

This recipe is an interesting take on a heartwarming classic. From Gourmet magazine's March 1986 issue.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a kettle cook the onion and the garlic with the mustard and the salt in 2 tablespoons of the butter over moderate heat, stirring, for 10-12 minutes, or until the onion is softened.
  2. Add the chicken stock and simmer the mixture, covered, for 20 minutes.
  3. In a separate saucepan melt the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter over moderate heat, add the flour, and cook the roux, whisking, for 3 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, whisk in the scalded milk, and simmer the mixture, whisking, for 7 minutes. Add the horseradish, the Sherry, and the Gruyere and combine the mixture well.
  4. Add the cheese mixture to the onion/chicken stock kettle, stir in the pepper, soy sauce, Tabasco, and the Worcestershire sauce, and simmer the soup, stirring for 10 minutes.

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