Onion Garlic Soup
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 25 min Yield: 4 cups
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 pound yellow onions, peeled and thinly sliced
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
3 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons dry Sherry
pinch cayenne pepper
2/3 cup green onion tops sliced
1 cup heavy cream
Salt, to taste
1 tablespoon chives, sliced very thin
In medium saucepan over medium high heat saute onions and garlic in butter until tender but not brown; add nutmeg, broth, Sherry, cayenne pepper and green onion tops; bring to a boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Puree in food processor, return to saucepan, add cream and heat without boiling.
Spoon into demitasse cups and garnish with chives and serve.
|Wine recommendation: Pinot Gris; Chardonnay|