Onion Soup with Crumbled Stilton


Everyone Can Cook EverythingThe sherry raises this delicious onion soup up a notch, and the blue cheese topping finishes the job!

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 Minutes


  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) butter
  • 4 medium onions, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) tomato paste
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) beef stock
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) dried tarragon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 0.33 cup (80 ml) dry sherry
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ΒΌ lb (125 g) Stilton cheese, crumbled
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
How to Make It
  1. Melt the butter in a pot over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes, or until they are caramelized and sticky.
  2. Add the garlic and tomato paste and cook 1 minute more. Add the stock, tarragon and bay leaf and simmer the soup for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in the sherry, salt and pepper. To serve, ladle the soup into warmed bowls and top each serving with the crumbled Stilton and green onions.

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