Creamy French Onion Soup

Recipe by Nat Da Brat
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Soup
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    lbs white onions (thinly sliced)
  • 4
    cups chicken stock
  • 3
    cups whipping cream
  • salt and pepper
  • Stilton Toast
  • 6
    slices French bread
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
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DIRECTIONS

  • Toast 6 thick slices of French bread in a 300 degree oven until crisp.
  • Blend the Stilton with a couple tablespoons of butter, then spread on the toast.
  • When ready to serve the soup, pop one of these on top of each serving bowl and sprinkle with lots of cheddar cheese.
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat.
  • Add onions, cover, and cook until translucent, stirring occasionally for about 30 minutes.
  • Add the stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add cream and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer to thicken slightly (about 15 minutes).
  • Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Ladle into bowls, top with Stilton Toast, and run under the broiler until the cheese is melted and brown.
  • Serve immediately.
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