Creamy Onion Soup
From: Kyroll, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
IngredientsPreparation
  • 4 or 5 large onions
  • 4 tablespoons [60 g] butter
  • 2 tablespoons [17.5 g] flour
  • 6 cups [1.5 L] chicken broth [excellent], beef consomme, or water
  • 2 cups [500 mL] just boiling milk
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] coarse salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Grated Gruyere cheese, to sprinkle
  • Garlic croutons, to garnish
  • Cut onions into thin slices.
  • Melt butter.
  • Stir in onion slices, using a wooden spoon, until slightly golden.
  • Mix in flour; cook over low heat, stirring often.
  • Pour in chicken broth, consomme or water; salt.
  • Bring to a boil; stir in milk and pepper.
  • Check for seasonings.
  • Serve into individual bowls, sprinkled with grated Gruyere cheese and topped with a few garlic croutons.