Onion Soup with Cheesy Toast


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    • Difficulty


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      1 hr 30

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Easy Vegan

Easy Vegan

By Sue Quinn

Published 2015

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Gosh this is good. The trick is to cook the onions long and slow so their flavour really mellows and sweetens. You can use simple vegetable stock but the ‘meaty’ quality of porcini mushrooms adds depth of flavour.


  • 40 g ( oz) dried porcini mushrooms
  • 250 ml (9


In a small bowl, cover the porcini mushrooms with the boiling water. Set aside to soak for 30 minutes. Drain, squeeze out excess liquid and reserve the soaking liquor.

Meanwhile, in a heavy pan, heat the oil over a medium heat and add the onions. Stir to coat in the oil and add a splash of wa