Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

A recipe from the former First Lady, Nancy Reagan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in large saucepan.
  2. Add chopped onions and mix well.
  3. Add beef broth, celery leaves and potato.
  4. Bring to boiling.
  5. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Puree mixture in a blender.
  7. Return to saucepan and blend in wine, vinegar and sugar.
  8. Bring to boiling and simmer 5 minutes.
  9. Stir in cream, parsley and salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Heat thoroughly but do not boil.


Most Helpful

This soup is very easy to make and also quite a pretty looking onion soup. However the taste was just lacking something. I suspect the vinegar had something to do with it not appealing to my tastebuds the way a good creamy onion soup usually does. Some people will enjoy this but our family just went through the motions.

Missy Wombat July 24, 2004

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