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bowl of baked onion and garlic cream soup in a bowl next to some onions

Baked Onion and Garlic Cream Soup.

This soup is incredible.It is velvety and rich, perfect for the colder weather when the need for warming comfort is great. It is an absolute doddle to make and obvs can be made ahead and sit there waiting patiently for some heat. Seriously enjoy.
Course Soup
Cuisine French
Keyword baked garlic and onion soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 281 kcal
Author applytofaceblog

Ingredients

  • 6 medium onions peeled and quartered.
  • 2 heads garlic peeled but whole
  • 1.2 litres chicken stock you could use vegetable stock
  • 2 tsps onion granules
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 40 grams unsalted butter
  • 300 mls double cream
Metric - U S Customary

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C. Pour the stock into a large roasting tray. Tumble in the onion and garlic and scatter over the salt, pepper and onion granules. Give a mix about and then strip the leaves from the thyme stalks and add those too. Finally dot the butter over the top.
  2. Cover with silver foil and bake for 2 hours.
  3. Remove from the oven and using a food processor blend the soup. Depending on the size of your processor you may need to do this in several batches. Make sure you blend it thoroughly.
  4. Return to a saucepan if you are to eat straight away or a big enough dish if it is to be used at a later date. Add the cream and carefully season to taste.
  5. Apply to monosyllabic but twinkly face........What might make me go a bit longer are these garlic rolls........
    Tear and Share Garlic Rolls.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Onion and Garlic Cream Soup.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 281 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 414mg18%
Potassium 242mg7%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 935IU19%
Vitamin C 12.5mg15%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.