Roasted Onion and Garlic Soup
When I was a young girl, I would watch my mother and grandmother cook. My grandmother especially made a soup that we called "poor man soup". After all these years, I totally love making soup...it is such a comfort food for me.
- 6 medium
- sweet onions
- garlic bulb, whole
- 3 c
- reduced sodium chicken broth, divided
- 1/2 c
- 1 Tbsp
- minced fresh thyme or 1 tsp. dried thyme
- 1/2 tsp
- coursely ground pepper
- 1/2 c
- shredded swiss cheese
1Place the unpeeled onions and garlic bulb in a 15in. x 10in. x 1in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Spritz with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until tender.
2When cool enough to handle, peel the onions and garlic. Place in a blender; add 1 cup of broth. Cover and process until smooth; transfer to a large saucepan.
3Add the buttermilk, thyme, pepper and remaining broth, heat through. Garnish with cheese.
4Makes 2 quarts