Savory Cream Of Onion Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

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