Caramelized Onion and Mushroom soup and Croustades of Cheese and Chives

Caramelized Onion And Mushroom Soup And Croustades Of Cheese And Chives Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


Mushrooms, onion and cheese, in a savory soup.


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    4 medium onions, chopped
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    4 cloves garlic, minced
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    4 shallots, chopped
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    1 t. honey
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    3 t. butter
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    1 pound mushrooms, cleaned and very thinly sliced
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    2 t. butter
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    1/4 cup dry white wine
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    salt and pepper to taste
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    2 t. flour
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    5 cups chicken broth
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    1/2 cup cream

How to Make Caramelized Onion and Mushroom soup and Croustades of Cheese and Chives


  1. In Dutch oven, over very low heat, cook together first 5 ingredients, stirring
    now and then, until onions are soft and golden, but not fried, about 30 minutes.
    Meanwhile, in skillet, sauté mushrooms in butter until mushrooms are tender. Add
    wine and seasonings and cook until wine has evaporated. Add flour and cook for 2
    minutes, stirring. Add mushroom mixture to onions in casserole, and stir in the
    chicken broth. Simmer soup for 5 minutes and then add the cream. Simmer soup for
    another 2 minutes. Serve with Croustades of Cheese and Chives. Serves 8
    Croustades of Cheese and Chives:
    8 thin slices good quality white bread, crusts removed. Brush with a little
    melted butter and bake for a few minutes in a 350 oven until slightly crisped,
    but not browned.
    8 t. sour cream
    8 t. grated Parmesan cheese
    8 t. finely chopped chives

    spread each slice of bread with a little sour cream, sprinkle with cheese and
    chives and cut each slice on diagonal. Place on cookie sheet and just before
    serving. place under broiler for 1 minute to brown tops. Be careful as there are
    only a few seconds between brown and burned. Serves 8
    Source: Renny Darling

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About Caramelized Onion and Mushroom soup and Croustades of Cheese and Chives

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup

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