Creamy Onion and White Wine Soup

    Creamy Onion and White Wine Soup


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    About this recipe: This is a great alternative to the classic French onion soup. Caramelised onions are simmered with white wine, soy sauce and then blended with Gruyere cheese. It's perfect with fresh crusty bread.

    Makes: 8 

    • 225g butter
    • 6 onions, thinly sliced
    • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 2 litres water
    • 500ml dry white wine
    • 125ml soy sauce
    • 4 tablespoons honey
    • 55g Gruyere cheese, grated

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:2hr5min  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

    1. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and thyme, season with pepper. Cover and cook until onions are translucent, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Cook until they are brown and caramelised, another 10 minutes.
    2. Add flour to onions and stir until browned, scraping bottom of pan for about 5 minutes. Mix in water, wine, soy sauce and honey. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until soup is slightly thickened, about 1 1/2 hours. Add cheese, stir till melted. Serve with French bread.

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