Onion Soup

Onion Soup - SEAG - Shipley Eco-Action Group
Onion Soup - SEAG - Shipley Eco-Action Group

Onion soup

A cheap, easy soup for the colder autumn and winter days
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Soup
Servings 4


  • Large saucepan
  • Grater
  • Sharp knife
  • Measuring jug


  • 500 grams onions
  • 30 grams butter/spread/oil
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour rounded
  • 1 litre beef stock or try vegetable stock and marmite for plant based option
  • 50 grams grated cheddar or gruyere cheese


  • Peel the onions and slice into fine rings.
  • Heat the butter/spread/oil in a large pan, add the onion and cook slowly over low heat for about 20 minutes until very tender.
  • Add the sugar and the flour, stir for another 1-2 minutes until the mixture starts turning golden.
  • Stir in the stock and simmer, covered, over low heat for 1 hour.
  • Season the soup with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle on the grated cheese and serve.
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