Roasted Onion-Garlic Soup


  • 3 Spanish onions - cut in 1/2 lengthwise then thinly sliced
  • 3 large shallots - cut in half
  • 1 large head garlic - cloves separated - peeled and cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme - or 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese


Set oven rack at lowest level, preheat to 450 degrees.

Combine onions, shallots, garlic and oil in large shallow roasting pan.

Roast for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, or until onions are golden brown.

Remove from onion and pour in 1 cup of chicken broth. Stir liquid in pan, scraping the bottom to loosen and dissolve caramelized bits.

Transfer the onion mixture to a soup pot and add brandy, thyme and remaining broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve topped with parmesan and perhaps some toasted french bread

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Roasted Onion-Garlic Soup Recipe?

Recipe makes: 4 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 187
Carbohydrates: 19
Total Fat: 6
Saturated Fat: 2
Cholesterol: 5
Sodium: 1572
Good for You
Fiber: 1
Protein: 6
Weight Watchers
Points: 4