Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

Winter savory is an old-fashioned herb, not frequently used today. It has a peppery taste that works well with beans and creamy dishes. White onions are milder and often sweeter so use them if you can.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel the onions, cut them in half, and thinly slice them.
  2. In a large flame proof casserole, combine the onion slices, butter, olive oil, and salt.
  3. Cover and cook over moderatlely low heat, tossing frequently, until the onions are very soft and just beginning to color, 30-to-35 minutes.
  4. Add the flour and stir to mix.
  5. Increase the heat to moderately high and cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes without allowing the flour to brown.
  6. Gradually stir in the broth and water.
  7. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  8. Reduce the heat to moderate, add the savory, and cook at a low boil for 25 minutes.
  9. Remove the savory if you've used fresh.
  10. In batches, puree the soup in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  11. Return to the pot and add the cream and cayenne.
  12. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  13. Season with additional salt to taste.

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