Cream of Onion Soup

Replace the vegetable oil with a nut oil to complement the onion flavor. Or try a garnish of croutons and shredded cheese.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 5 cups minced yellow onion
  • 2 tsp. mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp. horseradish sauce
  • 2 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a saucepan, warm the milk very slowly, up to just before the boiling point. Take the pan off the heat, keeping it covered.
  • In a soup pot, heat the oil. Stir in the onions and mustard. Cook on low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the onion mixture, whisking constantly. Add the water, hot milk, horseradish, pepper sauce, and salt and stir to combine. Warm to serving temperature.
  • Purée soup using an immersion blender. Sprinkle with nutmeg before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 5 cups minced yellow onion
  • 2 tsp. mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp. horseradish sauce
  • 2 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a saucepan, warm the milk very slowly, up to just before the boiling point. Take the pan off the heat, keeping it covered.
  • In a soup pot, heat the oil. Stir in the onions and mustard. Cook on low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the onion mixture, whisking constantly. Add the water, hot milk, horseradish, pepper sauce, and salt and stir to combine. Warm to serving temperature.
  • Purée soup using an immersion blender. Sprinkle with nutmeg before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium95mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars8g
Protein5g