Onion soup with Gruyère

Onion soup with Gruyère is a French classic dish that tastes fantastic on cold autumn days. For this dish you need refractory soup bowls.

Drink as always Champagne or a Riesling with some residual sweetness.

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Løksuppe med Gruyère

Onion soup with Gruyère

Yann A. Skaalen
Good onion soup on cold days, a powerful soup you will be full of. Drink as always Champagne or a Riesling with some residual sweetness.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
I Ovn 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course French
Cuisine soup
Servings 4
Calories 580 kcal


  • 6 onion
  • 60 g butter
  • 1 ss wheat flour
  • 1,5 dl chicken stock
  • 1 bouquet garni of parsley, thyme and bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to tase
  • ½ baguette
  • 300 g Gruyèrecheese grated


  • Set the Oven to 150 degrees.
  • Make a bouquet garni and tie a string around the herbs (do not need this but will make it easier to remove it from the soup).
  • Cut the onion into thin slices.
  • melt butter in a saucepan and brown the onion lightly.
  • Add the stock and bouquet garni, bring to the boil.
  • Turn down the heat when it boils and let the soup simmer under the lid for 30 min.
  • Remove the bouquet garni and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast slices of the baguette
  • Pour the soup into refractory soup bowls and cover the soup with toast.
  • Sprinkle grated cheese over.
  • Put the soup bowls in the oven at 150 degrees and leave them until the cheese is golden brown.


Calories: 580kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 28gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 115mgSodium: 697mgPotassium: 423mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1372IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 896mgIron: 4mg
Keyword onion soup, Onion soup with Gruyère
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