Guinness French Onion Soup
A superb recipe to make on St. Patrick's Day or any brisk and chilly night to warm your insides! This recipe was altered from a recipe I found from Kevin (Closet Cooking) on Pinterest!
- 2 Tbsp. Kerry Gold butter
- 3 large sweet onions, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 teaspoon basil, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- ¼ cup flour
- 111.2 oz. bottle of Guinness
- 1½ cup beef broth
- 1½ cup vegetable broth
- 2 ttsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 Tbsp. spicy brown mustard
- 2 bay leaves
- salt and pepper to taste
- 4 slices of Texas Toast, toasted
- 2 cups of Shredded Kerry Gold, Reserve Aged Cheddar
- garnish basil or chives, chopped
- Melt the butter in a large sauce pan over medium heat, add the onions and cook until completely caramelized and golden brown, about 1 hour, mixing every 10 minutes
- Use Guinness to deglaze the pan as needed to prevent burning.
- Add the garlic and basil and cook for 2 minutes.
- Add the butter, let it melt, mix in the flour and let it cook for 2 minutes.
- Add the Guinness and deglaze the pan.
- In a pot, combine broth, Worcestershire sauce, grainy mustard, bay leaves, salt and pepper, bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Add the onions.
- Ladle the soup into oven-proof bowls on a baking sheet, top with the sliced texas toast and cheese and broil until cheese melts, about 1-3 minutes.
- Garnish with basil or chives!