Roasted Flour Soup with Le Gruyère®

Commonly known as Basler Mehlsuppe in Switzerland, this soup originated in the Swiss border city of Basel. With only six ingredients, including Emmi Le Gruyère® AOP - it is incredibly easy to make and enjoy night after night during the winter season.
6 servings
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  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 quart beef stock
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Emmi Emmi Le Gruyère® AOP


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread flour on rimmed baking sheet. Bake 1 hour. Flour will be dark brown. Remove from oven; set aside.
  3. In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add roasted flour; whisk to incorporate. Add stock slowly; whisking constantly. Stir in wine. Bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat; simmer 30 minutes, stirring often. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle Le Gruyère® Cheese over and serve.