An Onion Soup Call'd The King's Soup Recipe

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An Onion Soup Call'd the King's Soup

Bonnie Lee

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@blee48

This recipe is adapted from The Lady's Companion, a cookbook published in 1753, which was owned by Martha Washington.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 large
bermuda onions, thinly sliced
1 qt
milk
1/2 tsp
mace blades
1/2 c
(1 stick) butter
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1
egg yolk
chopped parsley
croutons

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place onions, milk, mace, butter, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook slowly for 30-40 mins., or until onions are very tender. Pick out mace blades & discard.
2
Beat egg yolk in a small bowl, then add a little of the hot soup, beating constantly. Pour egg mixture into soup and cook a minute or two to thicken slightly.
3
Sprinkle each serving with finely chopped parsley, then add a few croutons.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy