Hearty Onion Soup

By on March 30, 2013

For an onion soup that lingers in your mind long after the last spoonful is gone…

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

… try this creamy blend of caramelized onions that’s puréed with Riesling wine and a dash of sherry, along with the robust flavor of Jus de Poulet Lié Gold. Gruyère croutons are a contemporary interpretation of the typical (and often too heavy) cheese topping.

Hearty Onion Soup
 
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For an onion soup that lingers in your mind long after the last spoonful is gone, try this creamy blend of caramelized onions that’s puréed with Riesling wine and a dash of sherry, along with the robust flavor of Jus de Poulet Lié Gold. Gruyère croutons are a contemporary interpretation of the typical (and often too heavy) cheese topping.
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 5 tbs unsalted butter
  • 21/2 lbs red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cu[ Alsatian Riesling Wine
  • 11/2 oz Jus de Poulet Lié Gold® ***
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup medium sherry salt and White pepper to taste
  • 8–12 Thin Slices Narrow French Bread, lightly toasted
  • 1 clove garlic, split
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil ***
  • 3–4 oz Gruyère Cheese, finely shredded
Instructions
  1. Melt 4 tbs of the butter in a large casserole.
  2. Add 2 lbs of onions and sauté over medium-high heat until soft and richly browned, 20 to 25 minutes. Stir and scrape bottom of pan often.
  3. While onions are cooking, sauté remaining onions slowly in a separate pan with 1 tbs of butter until soft and golden brown.
  4. Stir wine and Jus de Poulet Lié Gold® in casserole and bring to a boil, stirring up all browned bits.
  5. Scrape mixture into an electric blender and purée until smooth. Return to large casserole, add water, sherry, salt and pepper, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in remaining sautéed onions and keep soup warm over medium-low heat.
  7. Rub bread with garlic and brush with extra virgin olive oil. Place them on a cookie sheet, sprinkle on cheese and place under broiler until cheese is melted and lightly brown. Ladle soup into heated bowls, add 2 croutons, and serve at once.

 

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