Creamy Onion Soup with Cheddar Croutons

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 45 MIN
  • Makes 4 to 6 servings






  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, soften onions in butter for about 10 minutes. Brown over high heat for a few minutes in order to caramelize onions. Deglaze with brandy. Reduce until almost dry. Sprinkle with flour and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add broth, bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Add milk. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. With the rack in the highest position, preheat the oven’s broiler.
  2. On a baking sheet, place toasted bread slices. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil for 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
  3. Ladle soup into bowls. Serve with cheese croutons.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1/4 of the recipe

With 30% less sodium commercial broth

Content % Daily Value
Calories 445  
Total Fat 21 g  
Saturated Fat 12 g  
Sodium (salt) 1210 mg  
Carbohydrates 48 g  
Fibre 5 g  
Protein 17 g