Spanish Onion Soup (More Flavorful than French Onion Soup)
Spanish Onion Soup (More Flavorful than French Onion Soup)
This Spanish Onion Soup is one of the most flavorful onion soups I have ever tasted. Its got a ton of different flavors, it´s easy to make and made with very simple ingredinets. If you´re a fan of French onion soup, this Spanish version will blow you away.


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 30 ml
  • 3 onions
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar 2 grams
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked Spanish paprika 2.30 grams
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme .45 grams
  • 1/2 cup white wine 118 ml
  • 4 cups vegetable broth 950 ml
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 baguette
  • handful freshly chopped parsley
  • sea salt & black pepper


  1. Thinly slice 3 medium sized onions, thinly slice 4 cloves garlic and cut 1/2 baguette into small squares
  2. Heat a stock pot with a medium heat and add in 2 tbsp (30 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  3. After 2 minutes add in the sliced onion & sliced garlic, mix with the olive oil
  4. After 15 minutes add in 1/2 tsp (2 grams) granulated sugar and mix
  5. 5 Minutes after adding the sugar and the onions are caramelized, add in 1 tsp (2.30 grams) sweet smoked paprika, 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme and season with sea salt & black pepper, mix together, then add in 1/2 cup (118 ml) white wine and simmer for 3 minutes, then add 4 cups (950 ml) vegetable broth and 1 bay leaf, bring to a boil, then place a lid on the stock pot and lower the fire to a low-medium heat
  6. Meanwhile, add the pieces of baguette into a baking tray lined with foil paper, making sure they´re all in a single layer, add into a preheated oven 250 C - 470 F and toast for 6 to 8 minutes, remove from the oven and set aside
  7. After simmering the soup for 15 minutes, remove the lid, add in 2 eggs, place the lid back on the pan cook for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until the eggs are cooked
  8. Transfer the soup into shallow bowls, sprinkle with the toasted pieces of bread and freshly chopped parsley, enjoy!
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