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Vegetarian French Onion Soup

Here is a recipe that will use up a lot of the onions left at the end of winter. The recipe takes a bit of time to cook but is will worth the effort and is best cooked in an electric fry pan.


  • 98-10 large sweet onions
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/4 cups apple cider
  • white wine
  • 2 tbls butter
  • thyme and basil to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • toasted crusty bread
  • hard cheese


  1. Slice onions thinly and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Melt butter in pan and cook onions on low until caramelized (cover pan).
  3. Cover cooked onions with white wine and simmer until the onions thicken (5-10 minutes).
  4. Add vegetable broth, apple cider and seasoning and cook for another 10 minutes.
  5. Toast slices of crusty bread.
  6. Place slices of toasted bread on bowls of soup then top with cheese.
  7. Place bowls under broiler until melted
  8. Enjoy.

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