CREAMY ONION SOUP

Onions are a staple for making the “base” of soups, stews, braises, and stocks, but how often do you see a dish that focuses just on the onions for their own sake? Well, that’s what this soup is: get your onion-chopping goggles out and get ready to transform those tear-jerkers into a sweet, creamy bowl of soup with the magic of heat, caramelization, and homemade chicken stock.

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Ingredients

4 large onions, roughly sliced;
½ tbsp. balsamic vinegar;
1 tbsp. maple syrup or honey; (optional)
4 cup. chicken stock;
½ cup coconut milk;
4 tbsp. ghee or cooking fat;
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Preparation

  1. Melt the ghee or cooking fat over a medium heat in a saucepan.
  2. Add the onions to the melted fat, sauté until tender and golden, about 20 minutes.
  3. Drizzle with the balsamic vinegar and maple syrup or honey, and give everything a good stir.
  4. Pour in the chicken stock, bring to a boil, and then let simmer 15 minutes.
  5. Purée the soup using a blender or immersion blender until you get smooth texture.
  6. Add the coconut milk, season the soup to taste, and serve warm.

Creamy Onion Soup

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