Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) Recipe

Outback Steakhouse Walkabout Soup

By Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
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Kimmi's Story

For those whom haven't had the soup from Outback...it's like a cheesy onion soup! Mmmmm! Need I say more....

Ingredients

2 c
yellow onions, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp
butter
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1 - 15 oz. can(s)
chicken broth
1/4 tsp
salt & pepper
2
chicken bouillon cubes or chicken soup base
16 oz. pkg
velveeta, diced & cubed
white sauce, (see recipe below)
cheddar cheese, shredded, for garnish
bacon, crumbled, for garnish (optional)
WHITE SAUCE:
3 Tbsp
butter
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3 Tbsp
unbleached white flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MAKE WHITE SAUCE:

In a 1 qt saucepan, melt butter & whisk in flour, cook on medium heat until the flour turns thick & comes away from the side of the saucepan. Pour milk in flour mixture a little at a time & stirring constantly, add salt. Mixture should thicken & become like thick pudding. Take off heat; set aside until ready to use.

NOTE: Remember to stir constantly taking care not to let the mixture lump.
2
In a 2 qt saucepan, place 3 Tbsp butter & sliced onions. Cook over medium heat stirring frequently until soft & clear, but not brown. Add chicken broth from can, chicken bouillon, salt & pepper & stir ntil completely heated through. Add white sauce & velveeta cheese (white sauce will be thick because it has been removed from the heat). Simmer on medium-low heat until the cheese is melted & all ingredients are blended well, stirring constantly. Turn temperature to warm & let cook for additional 30 - 45 minutes.
3
Sprinkle with shredded cheddar & bacon (if desired). Enjoy!