Three-onion soup with parmesan & Thyme crisps
Takes 1 hr 40 mins serves 6
40g butter 1kg onions, sliced 250g shallots, sliced
Pinch of celery salt 2tbsp plain flour 175ml white wine 750ml veg stock 700ml milk 1 bouquet garni 1tsp thyme 50g Parmesan, grated 1tbsp oil 3 red onions, sliced and fried
1 Melt the butter in a pan, add the onion, shallots and salt. Add 1tbsp sugar. Cook for 5 mins. 2 Stir in the flour, cook for 3 mins and mix in the wine. Add the stock, milk and bouquet garni. Simmer for 30 mins, remove the herbs. Whizz until smooth. 3 Preheat oven to 200°C/gas 6. Mix the thyme and Parmesan, divide into 12 on a lined baking tray. Bake for 4 mins. Serve with the soup and fried onions.