Creamy Red Onion Soup
From: Diane, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Comments: An excellent comforting soup!
Servings: 6
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 tablespoons [30 g] margarine
  • 1 1/2 large red onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons [22 g] flour
  • 3 potatoes, peeled then thinly sliced
  • 6 cups [1.5 L] warm chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Paprika, to taste
  • Melt margarine into a large casserole over medium heat.
  • Add red onion slices; salt, pepper, cover and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour until well blended.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, stirring.
  • Add potato slices, warm chicken broth and bay leaf.
  • Bring to a boil, lower heat and leave to simmer slowly for 20 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaf then puree mixture into a blender.
  • Reheat into a clean casserole if needed before serving, sprinkled with paprika.