Caramelized Onion and Water Chestnut Soup

Ashley Ramsey

By
@AshleyLynn

I LOVE onions. It's a weird food fetish but my husband is okay with it. I put them on everything!

This is similar to a french onion soup with some twists. I know it may seem labor intensive but It is definitely worth trying at least once if you happen to share the same love for onions as I do.


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Serves:

7-8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

2 large
white onions
1 medium
red onion
5 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3 Tbsp
olive oil
2 can(s)
water chestnuts
4 c
beef broth
2 c
fresh rye bread crumbs
4 c
chicken broth
1 c
dry white wine
5 oz
gruyere cheese, finely grated
1
bay leaf
4 sprig(s)
parsley or more if wanted
sea salt and ground pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop onions into 1/4 slices.
2
Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and chestnuts and saute, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, takes about 25 to 30 minutes.
3
Add wine, and cook until it evaporates. Add bay leaf and broths, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer- cover the pot with a lid, for about another 25 to 30 minutes.
4
Season with salt and pepper to your liking.
5
Meanwhile, heat oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add rye bread crumbs, and saute until crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; let cool. Add cheese and parsley, and toss with a fork.
6
Ladle the soup into bowls and then add the rye bread crumb, cheese and parsley mixture on top!

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy