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Cream of Onion Soup with Cheese Crostini

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3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
6 cups (1.5 L) minced Spanish onion
5-6 branches fresh thyme
2 bay leaves
3 tbsp (45 mL) flour
3 cups (750 mL) milk
1 cup (250 mL) sodium-reduced vegetable broth
6 slices of French baguette rounds, toasted
1/2 clove garlic
1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Swiss cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

Yields: 6 Servings

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  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 mins
  • Yields 6 Servings

By Josée Robitaille

A perfect soup for a chilly fall day.

  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 30 mins
  • Yields 6 Servings

Did you know that milk products contain protein, which helps with the formation of tissues such as muscle?

They also contain other nutrients such as riboflavin and zinc, which are factors in the conversion of food into energy.


Ingredients

3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
6 cups (1.5 L) minced Spanish onion
5-6 branches fresh thyme
2 bay leaves
3 tbsp (45 mL) flour
3 cups (750 mL) milk
1 cup (250 mL) sodium-reduced vegetable broth
6 slices of French baguette rounds, toasted
1/2 clove garlic
1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Swiss cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat, add onion, thyme, bay leaves. Cook covered for 15 minutes, stirring regularly to lightly caramelize. Add flour and cook 1 minute. Add milk and broth, season, cover and cook 15 minutes over medium-low heat.

Remove the thyme stems and bay leaves. Purée soup using blender until homogenous. Rub one side of toasted baguette rounds with garlic and sprinkle with cheese. Place under grill until golden. Serve the crostini with the soup.

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Did you know that milk products contain protein, which helps with the formation of tissues such as muscle?

They also contain other nutrients such as riboflavin and zinc, which are factors in the conversion of food into energy.

Did you know that milk products contain protein, which helps with the formation of tissues such as muscle?

They also contain other nutrients such as riboflavin and zinc, which are factors in the conversion of food into energy.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 303 Calories
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 42 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 3.8 g
Sodium: 395 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 22 % / 240 mg
Vitamin B12: 41 %
Folate: 39 %
Vitamin D: 32 %
Selenium: 29 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1/2 milk product serving(s) per person.

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