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Onion Soup

Categories: Comfort Foods, Entertaining, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Soups and Stews

French onion soup fans will love this quick and tasty vegetarian version.

Serves: serves 4


  • 2 large onions
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • fresh thyme
  • black pepper
  • 1/2tsp salt-free yeast extract
  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 4 oz (125 g) grated Cheddar cheese

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  1. Peel and slice the onions, heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat, and cook the onions until slightly golden.
  2. Add the stock, thyme, pepper, and yeast extract, bring to a boil, and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Pour the soup into ovenproof bowls. Float the bread in the soup, sprinkle grated cheese on top of the bread, and put under a hot broiler until melted.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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