Vegetarian French Onion Soup Au Vin With Jarlsberg Garlic Toast

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Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

This is adapted from my 365 Ways to Cook Vegetarian cookbook. You could also use fontina cheese.

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  1. In a large casserole, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally until soft, 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and sugar. Continue to cook, stirring often, until onions turn an amber color, 20-25 minutes.
  3. Stir in flour to coat onions and cook, stirring, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Gradually add broth, stirring constantly to prevent any lumps from forming.
  5. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until soup thickens, 5-7 minutes.
  6. Add wine, salt and pepper. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 5 minutes.
  7. Make the toasts: Preheat oven to 425*.
  8. Cut garlic cloves in half. Rub bread slices with garlic.
  9. Top each bread slice with cheese. Set on an ungreased baking sheet.
  10. Bake 4-5 minutes until cheese melts.
  11. To serve: ladle soup into bowls and float Jarlsberg Garlic Toast on top.