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Onion Soup – Zuppa di Cipolle

Onion Soup - Zuppa di Cipolle -
Written by Lorna C
Onion Soup - Zuppa di Cipolle -

Onion Soup - Zuppa di Cipolle

A simple Italian soup served with thick crusty bread. Easy but so tasty.
4.83 from 28 votes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Soup, Vegetables
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 215kcal



  • Heat the oil in a pot over moderate heat and add the onions, salt, and pepper.
  • Saute until the onions begin to brown, about 10 minutes, then lower the heat and continue cooking until the onions are lightly browned, about 30 minutes.
  • Add the wine and cook until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
  • Increase the heat to high, add the stock and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  • To serve, place a slice of toasted bread in each bowl, ladle the soup over the bread.
  • Garnish with shavings of the pecorino cheese.


This soup hits the spot every single time!!


Sodium: 396mg | Sugar: 10g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 367mg | Calories: 215kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 10g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 24g