Basler Mehlsuppe / Basler Flour Soup

Title: Basler Mehlsuppe / Basler Flour Soup
Yield: 10 Servings

2 7/8 oz Margarine
1 3/8 lb Onion; cut in strips
7 1/8 oz Flour, white
10 1/2 c Beef bouillon
7/8 c Red wine
1 Salt, pepper; to taste
3 1/3 oz Sprinz (or other swiss
-cheese); shredded


~ cut onion in fine strips – roast flour in a pan in the oven by great heat
until dark brown – cold dwon flour


~ roast onion and margarine – stir in flour, mix well – cold down a little
bit – stir in consomme (or bouillon) , stir well – add red wine, boil for
one hour – carefully puree the soup in a blender at low speed until very
smooth – return to the pot and adjust the salt and pepper – serve with
shredded Sprinz
NOTES : Swiss national speciality