An Onion Soup Call'd the King's Soup

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

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make An Onion Soup Call'd the King's Soup

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.

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About An Onion Soup Call'd the King's Soup

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




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