Vegetarian French Onion Morel Soup
Makes 4 Servings
- 4 tbsp Unsalted Butter, plus extra for spreading
- 3 medium Onions, sliced
- 3 ¾ cups Vegetable Stock
- 5 tbsp Cooking Sherry
- 8 medium Dried Morels or Fresh Morels, chopped
- 1 tsp Sherry Vinegar
- 4 slices French Bread
- 1 cup grated Gruyere or Fontina cheese
- 2 tbsp chopped Fresh Parsley
- Salt & pepper to taste.
Melt butter in large frying pan. Add onions and caramelize them (how to caramelize onions).
Transfer browned onions to a large saucepan, cover with stock, and add sherry and the morels and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the vinegar and taste for salt & pepper.
Preheat the broiler to toast the French bread. Spread butter on the bread and heap with grated cheese. Broil the cheese toasts and place one in each warmed soup bowl and ladle the soup over top. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve.