Basler Mehlsuppa

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"This is a Swiss favorite, a heartening bowl of this soup is always very welcomed. The basis of this Basel soup is toasted flour."
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servings 293 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 293 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 11.9 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 338 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a heave saucepan over medium heat, heat the flour gently until it begins to turn pale golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  2. In another pan, saute onions in butter. When transparent, blend them into the flour. Gradually add the beef stock, the wine and the salt and pepper to taste. Cook gently, stirring frequently, for about 30 minutes.
  3. Put a slice of bread in each person's bowl with a good sprinkling of cheese on top. Pour soup into each bowl and serve at once.



so good! like french onion soup, but up side down. super easy to make, and was a great appetizer at our swiss themed dinner party!! would make again!

Basel Toasted Flour Soup may have an off-putting name, but it is tasty, hearty, and traditionally eaten (but not exclusively) after "Morgenstreich" (around 6 a.m) at the Basle, Switzerland Fastn...

This soup is amazing, very easy to make, taste is out of this world and it looks great too. The only thing I changed was to toast the bread with garlic and butter before topping with cheese and...

I used vegetable broth instead of beef. This soup was surprisingly good!

So good - reminds me of Beef Burgandy....yum!

This was very tasty. Not sure why but it reminded me of gravy. However, very warm and comforting.

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