Bistrot style - the easy way.

VEGAN CHEESY FRENCH ONION SOUP⎜BISTROT STYLE is the picture perfect of a French comfort food, this elegant and simple Bistrot soup is so delicious and wonderful it feels like a hug in a bowl. Hope you like it! Cheers

Enough chitchat! Here is the recipe!


• 3 large yellow onions
• 1 TBSP miso paste
• 1 liter of veggie broth
• A drizzle of olive oil
• A nob of butter
• 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar
• 1/2 tsp thyme
• 1/3 cup fortified red wine or cognac or regular red wine
• Vegan gruyere
• Slices of bread or croutons
• Sage for garnishing
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Sweet paprika for garnishing


  • 1.
    Peel and slice the onions
  • 2.
    In a deep pot, melt the vegan butter and the olive oil in medium heat then add the onions, and a pinch of salt and saute them for 20 minutes, stirring so the onions don't burn
  • 3.
    Once the onions are done sauteing, add the wine to deglaze the pot, stir
  • 4.
    Add the veggie broth and the balsamic vinegar, the thyme, the miso paste, and the black pepper and let it simmer for 15 minutes or more if desired.
  • 5.
    Add the soup to an ovenproof bowl, add the slices of bread then cover with the vegan cheese, broil for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 6.
    Garnish with freshly toasted sage leaves
  • 7.
    Can be frozen for up to 3 months
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