Vegetarian French Onion Soup

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by CgyVegan

From the January 2006 issue of The Vegetarian Times. You can't tell this version from the traditional one. It has only 10.5g of fat and an amazing flavor.

Top Review by Delani M.

So delicious! I made this for my vegetarian friends and it was amazing. I did slightly increase the amount of sherry (having never cooked with sherry) based on the smell of the soup. I used some of my vintage Anchor handled soup bowls and it was a massive hit! My hubby who doesn't normally care for soup really enjoyed the cheese and bread crust with the dense, slightly sweet onion soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter and oil in heavy, large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, garlic and salt, and cook 5 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to very low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 50 to 60 minutes, until onions are very tender and brown.
  2. Stir in flour, and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Blend in broth, sherry and mustard. Cover, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sherry vinegar.
  3. Preheat broiler, ladle soup into six heat-proof bowls. Top each with slice of toast and grated cheese. Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, about 1 to 2 minutes. Serve hot.

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