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Creamy Caramelized Onion Soup with Gruyère



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    • 4 Tbsp. butter
    • 4 Cups onions-sliced
    • 3 Tbsp. flour
    • 1 tsp. Fresh thyme - chopped
    • 3 Cups chicken broth
    • 1/2 Cup Gruyère or swiss cheese - grated
    • 1 Cup heavy cream
    • Salt and black pepper to taste


    1. Heat a large, wide, heavy bottomed saute pan on medium high heat. Add the butter and onions. Cook stirring often for about 15 minutes or until the onions become very tender and a deep golden in color. Add the flour and thyme, cook 30 seconds. While whisking, add the chicken broth in ½ cup increments, bringing to a boil after each addition. Let soup simmer 10 minutes.
    2. Finish by gradually whisking in the cheese and heavy cream. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Garnish with a crisp crouton and some more grated cheese. Enjoy!

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