Onion Pub Soup

Onion Pub Oh Yes!!  Beer is the perfect marriage for caramelized onions. Extra oozing bubbling cheeses takes this soup over the top, pun intended. 

Onion Pub Soup

 

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons butter

4 sweet onions, sliced

3 tablespoons butter

4 sweet onions, sliced

3 tablespoons butter

1 leek, washed and sliced (white and light green parts only)

3 cloves garlic, chopped

6 ounces beer

1 tablespoon honey

2 sprigs of fresh thyme

2 bay leaves

2 tablespoons flour

3 cups beef broth

2 cups chicken broth

3 capfuls Worcestershire Sauce

1 tablespoon sherry wine vinegar

Dash of black pepper

Swiss cheese, fontina, cheddar, provolone or your favorite melting cheese

Crostini or large croutons

Preheat the broiler                                                                                           

1.  In a sauté pan, over a medium heat, melt the butter.  Add the onions sauté until golden brown.

2.  Add the leeks and garlic, sauté for one minute.  Add the beer and reduce by 3/4.

3.  Add the honey and cook for 4 minutes  or until syrupy in texture.

3.  Add the bay leaves and thyme.  Sprinkle with the flour and cook for 2 minutes.  Stir in the broths, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and black pepper. Simmer until the onions just start to surface.

4.  Filling 3/4 of the way, pour the hot soup into small ceramic crockpots. Top with crostini or large croutons to the brim.  Top and fill in nooks and crannies with cheese/s.  Broil until cheese is bubbly and starting to brown.

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