Onion Bisque

Purees bread into this soup to achieve silky texture. For best results, caramelize onions on low heat.

Yield: 6 servings
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  • 2 tablespoon(s) Vegetable oil
  • 8 cup(s) Sliced yellow onions
  • 8 Garlic cloves Smashed
  • 6 cup(s) Low salt chicken broth
  • 15 sprigs thyme tied in a bundle
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) cubed crustless day old bread
  • 3 slice(s) Thick cut bacon cut into 1/2 wide pieces
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 3 oz Soft goat cheese, crumbled


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium low heat, add onions an cook, stirring about 20 minutes.Add garlic cook another 20 minutes. Add broth and thyme, raring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and add bread.let stand for about 10 minutes. Remove thyme and let cool slightly. Working in batches puree soup in a blender until smooth. Strain through a fine wire into a larger pot. Can be made a day ahead. Cover and chill. Cook bacon until brown and crispy.

  2. Bring soup to a simmer add to bowls add bacon and cheese.
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by prblackmon and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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