Minestra Di Cipolle Con Gorgonzola E Prosciutto

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

Didn't want to change the title - sounds lovely in Italian, and the soup is too wonderful to call anything else! Remarkaby easy recipe for a dish that is so company-worthy. For those in need of a translation - it's an onion soup with Gorgonzola and prosciutto (told you it sounded better in Italian ;-) ).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot or dutch oven set on medium high and heat till sizzling, about 2 minutes; add the onions, parsley, garlic, thyme, basil, sage, red pepper flakes and 1/2 the prosciutto; cook for 12 minutes till the juices released by the onions have almost cooked away and are
  2. beginning to turn brown; stir in the flour and cook for 5 minutes to continue browning the onions; pour in the Marsala and 1/2 of the gorgonzola and cook for 2 minutes; add the stock, salt and pepper and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  3. To serve, spoon into bowls and top with remaining prosciutto and gorgonzola and croutons.


Most Helpful

Love Onion Soup, Love Prosciutto, Love gorgonzola! What a brilliant idea to put them all together! This soup is much richer than you everyday onion soup, so this is perfect for an elegant beginning to a dinner party. Thanx Ev!

KelBel May 11, 2006

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