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Guinness French Onion Soup

Guinness French Onion Soup

Add an Irish flavor to a classic comfort soup. 


5 Tablespoons Butter (Divided)

8 Medium Onions (Sliced)

3 Garlic Cloves (Minced)

2 Teaspoons Chopped Thyme

1/4 Cup Unbleached Flour

3 Cups Guinness Beer

3 Cups Beef Or Vegetable Broth

2 Teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce

1 Tablespoon Grainy Mustard

1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

4 Slices Toasted Bread

2 Cups Shredded White Cheddar Cheese

In large-size Dutch oven or heavy pot melt 2 tablespoons butter over a medium heat.  Add sliced onions, kosher salt, and pepper. Cook15 to 20 minutes until onions are caramelized.  Deglaze pot with Guinness every 5 minutes.  Add garlic, thyme, and remaining butter.  Whisk in flour.  Cook 5 minutes.  Deglaze pot with more Guinness, broth, Worcestershire sauce, and grainy mustard. Simmer 30 minutes. 

Ladle soup into bowls.  Top with toasted bread and cheese. 

Serve immediately. 

Serves 4

Prep Time:   20 Minutes

Cook Time:  60 Minutes

Total Time:  80 Minutes

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Victoria Glavin Hart