Cream of Onion Soup

Cream of Onion Soup

Ingredients -

3 tablespoons Butter
2 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
2 cups thinly sliced Vidalia or Sweet Onion
2 cups Whole Milk
2 cups Half & Half
1 teaspoon Coarse Salt
1/4 teaspoon Fresh Ground Black Pepper
1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon Paprika
4 tablespoons Parmesan Cheese (1 per bowl)
4 teaspoons chopped Parsley (1 per bowl)
Croutons, browned in butter
Worcestershire Sauce, for seasoning

1. Add butter to stockpot. Melt butter over low heat.
2. Add all-purpose flour and cook several minutes, stirring constantly.
3. Add onions to stockpot. Sauté onions until soft, but not browned.
4. Stir in whole milk and half-and-half. Cover stockpot and simmer 10 minutes.
5. Stir in salt, pepper, nutmeg, and paprika.
To Serve:
1. Add 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese and 1 teaspoon parsley to individual soup bowls.
2. Garnish with croutons.
3. Serve with Worcestershire sauce

Soup Making Tip

Fennel, cumin, coriander, caraway and other seeds can add rich, complex flavors to soups. Consider toasting them in a hot, dry skillet to add a nutty flavor.

Soup Making Tip
Sweet Spice

All-spice, clove, and cinnamon, among others can add great flavor to savory and cold soups.

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