Vegetarian French Onion Soup
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Vegetarian French Onion Soup

A hearty, homemade favorite filled with warm flavors – made vegetarian-friendly with Kitchen Basics® Vegetable Stock. Season the already robust stock base with garlic powder, thyme and bay leaf. Add texture with sautéed onions. Top with French bread and cheese for a melty, crispy, irresistible finish.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 45m

    Cook Time

  • 398

    Calories

  • 10

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

4

Servings

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds yellow onions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 container (32 ounces) Kitchen Basics® Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 2 McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Turkish Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 slices French bread
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese

Instructions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in large stockpot or Dutch oven on medium-low heat. Add 1/3 of the onions; cook and stir on medium-high heat until golden brown. Repeat with remaining butter and onions, cooking in batches.

  • Stir in stock, wine, bay leaves, garlic powder, thyme and pepper. Cook on medium-high heat 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaves before serving.

  • Meanwhile, top bread with cheese. Toast bread in broiler, oven or toaster oven until cheese is melted and bubbly. To serve, ladle soup into 4 bowls and top each with a toasted bread.

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